jack-in-office

noun, sometimes capitalized J
plural jacks-in-office

Definition of jack-in-office

: an insolent fellow in authority some little jack-in-office of a clerk— O. S. J. Gogarty

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“Jack-in-office.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jack-in-office. Accessed 3 Mar. 2021.

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