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clerical

Anything related to office work is called clerical, especially the more menial and boring jobs such as filing and administration. You might say "The Office" is a clerical comedy.

In older times clerical had an additional common meaning of referring to anything to do with the clergy — those ordained for religious work, usually in the Christian faith. Clerical comes from the old Latin term clericus, meaning a "churchman," from which cleric later came, meaning a priest or religious leader. To have "a clerical air" means to be clearly identifiable either as an ink-stained office wretch or a member of the cloth.

Definitions of clerical
  1. adjective
    appropriate for or engaged in office work
    clerical skills”
    “a clerical job”
    “the clerical staff”
    Synonyms:
    white-collar
    of or designating salaried professional or clerical work or workers
  2. adjective
    of or relating to clerks
    clerical work”
  3. adjective
    of or relating to the clergy
    clerical collar”
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