desk·​man ˈdesk-ˌman How to pronounce deskman (audio)
: a person who works at a desk
specifically : a newspaperman who processes news and prepares copy

Word History

First Known Use

1913, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of deskman was in 1913

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Cite this Entry

“Deskman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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