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Definition of pointy-haired boss

pointy-haired boss

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  • a boss who is not knowledgeable about technical matters. From Dilbert's boss in the Dilbert comic strip.

    Last edited on Nov 11 2011. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Nov 11 2011.

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