窓際族(まどぎわぞく)madogiwazoku

窓際族(まどぎわぞく)madogiwazoku【dead wood】

私は窓際族です。(わたしはまどぎわぞくです。)
I am a member of the dead wood.

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What does madogiwazoku mean?

In Japan, worker likes to be busy at work, and eagerly accepts positions of responsibility. But, sometimes worker who have passed their prime are given decreased workloads. These workers are often given a seat by the window, where they idle their workdays away.

These workers comprise the so-called  mado-giwa-zoku.  in English dead wood.

Let’s see some examples

私は窓際族です。(わたしはまどぎわぞくです。)
I am a member of the dead wood.

窓際族になりたくない。(まどぎわぞくになりたくない。)
I don’t wanna be dead wood.

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