Chairborne

(adjective), chair + airborne
шутл. офицеры военно-воздушных сил, выполняющие бюрократическую работу (PD)

Англо-русский словарь. Современные тенденции в словообразовании. Контаминанты. — М. : Флинта : Наука. . 2009.

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  • chairborne — /chair bawrn , bohrn /, adj. (of military, esp. Air Force, personnel) having a desk job rather than a field or combat assignment. [1940 45; b. CHAIR and AIRBORNE] * * * …   Universalium

  • chairborne — adj. (of military staff) having a desk job rather and not a field or combat task; working at a desk in an office …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chairborne — /ˈtʃɛəbɔn/ (say chairbawn) adjective Colloquial having a desk or office job (opposed to a more active one). {blend of chair and airborne} …   Australian English dictionary

  • chairborne — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: blend of chair (I) and airborne : assigned to a desk job : not serving in the field or especially in combat used originally and especially of military officers …   Useful english dictionary

  • chairborne ranger — Canadian Slang Anyone whose primary duties are performed behind a desk …   English dialects glossary

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  • chair|borne — «CHAIR BRN, BOHRN», adjective. Informal. having to do with the administrative, theoretical, or recreational end of a field or activity; not involved in actual field work, military combat, or the like (used originally of Air Force personnel who… …   Useful english dictionary

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