Translation of pen-pusher in Spanish:


chupatintas, n.


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    chupatintas masculine, feminine informal
    suche masculine, feminine Chile informal
    tinterillo masculine informal
    tinterilla feminine informal
    • A young man in his late 20s approached the pen-pushers.
    • They might have to hire more front-line staff, cut the pen-pushers and be prepared to work closer with community groups.
    • We don't want another well-paid tier of useless pen-pushers.
    • Front-line nurses, doctors and teachers are more important than pen-pushers.
    • It is easy to dismiss middle managers as bureaucratic pen-pushers.
    • A country that does not produce its own goods can quickly become nothing more than a nation of glorified pen-pushers.
    • Just how many of the redundancies will be clinical or nursing staff, and how many will be pen-pushers and bureaucrats?
    • He closes with a scathing remark about the number of pen-pushers at the defense department.
    • They defy the myth of public sector pen-pushers meddling in business affairs they know nothing about.
    • We have far too many pen-pushers and nowhere near enough cleaners and maintenance staff.