computerese

noun
com·​put·​er·​ese | \ kəm-ˌpyü-tə-ˈrēz How to pronounce computerese (audio) , -ˈrēs \

Definition of computerese

: jargon used by computer technologists

First Known Use of computerese

circa 1960, in the meaning defined above

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“Computerese.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/computerese. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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