RPG

noun
\ ˌär-(ˌ)pē-ˈjē How to pronounce RPG (audio) \

Definition of RPG

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a computer language that generates programs from the user's specifications especially to produce business reports

Definition of RPG (Entry 2 of 2)

1 rocket-propelled grenade
2 role-playing game

First Known Use of RPG

Noun

1962, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for RPG

Noun

report program generator

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“RPG.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/RPG. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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