Pronunciation: (desk'man", -mun), [key]
—pl. -menPronunciation: (-men", -mun). [key]
1. Journalism.a member of a newspaper staff who processes news and prepares copy, usually from information telephoned in by reporters.
2. a person who works at a desk.
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