Definition of Paperwork

1. Noun. Work that involves handling papers: forms or letters or reports etc..

Generic synonyms: Work



Definition of Paperwork

1. Noun. A clerical task or set of tasks involving routine written work; busy work; red tape. ¹

2. Noun. (informal) Excessive, intricate or meticulous work with documents in an unnecessary and incidental way to more important tasks. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Paperwork

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paperwork

papermakings
paperman
papermill
papermills
paperphile
paperphiles
paperphilia
papers
paperware
paperwares
paperweight
paperweights
paperwhite
paperwhites
paperwoman
paperwork (current term)
paperworks
papery
papes
papescent
papess
papesses
papeterie
papeteries
paphians
papier-mache
papier collé
papilio
papilionaceous

Literary usage of Paperwork

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1. Health Security: The President's Report to the American People by Domestic Policy Council (U. S.) (1993)
"This mountain of paperwork places an undue burden on older Americans . ... First, we must reduce paperwork by adopting standard insurance forms and ..."

2. Adventure Guide Virgin Islands by Lynne M. Sullivan (2006)
"Passports & paperwork As of December 31,2005, a passport is required for all US citizens traveling by sea or air to and from the Caribbean, Bermuda, ..."

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