partners desk

noun

: a large desk with an open kneehole which allows use of the desk by two people seated opposite each other

Examples of partners desk in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This design from American furniture brand HBF shaves off desktop acreage and stowage, then further economizes by borrowing the face-to-face setup of the partners desk, so apt for today’s idea-sharing worker bees. Cara Gibbs, WSJ, 27 Sep. 2018 The real wow factor comes after a climb to the third floor — a deep red elegant den of curiosities, split into an office area with an 18th century partner desk and a seating area with plush chairs and ottomans around a fireplace. Cynthia Billhartz Gregorian, kansascity, 20 Sep. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1950, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of partners desk was in 1950

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“Partners desk.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/partners%20desk. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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