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n. Originally a person employed to dig small holes or move gravel from place to place but now used in an unflattering manner to describe office or retail workers on low rungs.

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If there's too many boxes to unpack just get a couple of shovel monkeys to help.

Really? Wow! I thought I was a shovel monkey.

You are, but today you can have some lesser shovel monkeys to boss around. No flicking feces at them though.
by gnostic1 September 16, 2011

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Originaly a name given to a building site labourer, the meaning of "Shovel monkey" has since expanded to include any unskilled worker.
Spike: Icould do with a coffee.

Sam: Get the Shovel monkey (Nick) to make one, he's just a cockerny twat anyway.
by Beardyblob April 28, 2008

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