desk·​bound | \ ˈdesk-ˌbau̇nd How to pronounce deskbound (audio) \

Definition of deskbound

: restricted to work at a desk

Examples of deskbound in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Its worth noting that the Surface Pro tablets are still built around the deskbound environment of Windows 10 that has been evolving since the dawn of Windows. Ewan Spence, Forbes, 17 May 2021 The new study, which involved almost half a million workers, finds that people whose jobs involve frequent moving and lifting tend to live longer than those whose occupations are deskbound. Gretchen Reynolds, Star Tribune, 2 July 2021 In this fuller analysis, men who were active at work developed heart disease and cancer at lower rates than deskbound men. Gretchen Reynolds, Star Tribune, 2 July 2021 The latest macOS beta (the seventh beta of Big Sur 11.3) improves the support of iOS apps running on macOS, increasing the utility of the Mac platform and unlocking the extensive iOS and iPadOS app library for the deskbound hardware. Ewan Spence, Forbes, 10 Apr. 2021 Will Apple follow an aggressive one year update on the M chips and the hardware, or will the realities of deskbound purchase styles see a two-year as the base? Ewan Spence, Forbes, 17 Apr. 2021 The stress of the pandemic—and for deskbound workers, the less-than-stellar ergonomics of working from home—have manifested in all sorts of aches and pains this year. Emma Hinchliffe, Fortune, 29 Mar. 2021 Some owners have followed an analogous course, ditching deskbound jobs for the goat business. Konrad Putzier, WSJ, 15 Dec. 2020 At a time when kitchen tables and coffee tables have become the new office, the Cayman Islands is proposing something a bit more exciting for deskbound employees working from home due to COVID-19. Cailey Rizzo, Travel + Leisure, 22 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of deskbound

1944, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of deskbound

: having a job that requires you to be at a desk


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