com·​put·​er·​phobe kəm-ˈpyü-tər-ˌfōb How to pronounce computerphobe (audio)
: a person who experiences anxiety about computers and especially about their use
computerphobia noun
computerphobic adjective

Word History

First Known Use

1974, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of computerphobe was in 1974

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“Computerphobe.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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