computerese

noun

com·​put·​er·​ese kəm-ˌpyü-tə-ˈrēz How to pronounce computerese (audio)
-ˈrēs
: jargon used by computer technologists

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1960, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of computerese was circa 1960

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“Computerese.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/computerese. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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