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  • adjective clerklike; clerkish


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clerk +‎ -y


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  • Instead of leaping at the chance, clerky man goes all huffy, so I'm like, I do have a degree in fine art, for what it's worth, as well as counting Gobshite, Dregz and the Grotmeister as personal friends.

    Mrs Cameron's diary 2010

  • George Bush Sr was the religious idiot who zonked out while reciting the pledge of the 1988 elections – Dukakis was the wooden clerky guy.

    Lean Left » Blog Archive » Bush and Reagan: Misunderestimated? 2006

  • Plants_ and the old Culpepper that I had given him, opened and laid them side by side with a clerky air, all trace of passion gone from his face, read first in one and then in the other, and paused with pen behind his ear.

    Traffics and Discoveries Rudyard Kipling 1900

  • Maybe some of you treehugging clerky types who rage at those who actually have to put up with the real shite, saw and felt the reality, then you might shut the fook up and go kill yourselves for being wa nkers.

    Army Rumour Service 2010

  • I might suggest posing the question in forum where the clerky people hang out.

    Army Rumour Service 2009

  • "I have here," he announced in his clerky voice with a touch of solemnity to it, "a trial balance.

    The Valley of the Giants 1918


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