noun \ˈprō-ˌgra-mər, -grə-\

: a person who creates computer programs

Full Definition of PROGRAMMER

:  one that programs: as
a :  a person who prepares and tests programs for devices (as computers)
b :  one that programs a mechanism
c :  one that prepares an instructional program
d :  a person who plans or prepares entertainment programs <a television programmer>

Variants of PROGRAMMER

pro·gram·mer also pro·gram·er \ˈprō-ˌgra-mər, -grə-\

First Known Use of PROGRAMMER

circa 1889


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