Definition of pencil-and-paper in English:

pencil-and-paper

adjective

  • Requiring or involving (only) pencil and paper.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Bee (Danville, Virginia). From pencil + and + paper [adjective].

Pronunciation

pencil-and-paper

/ˌpɛnsl(ə)n(d)ˈpeɪpə/