non·​pro·​gram·​mer ˌnän-ˈprō-ˌgra-mər How to pronounce nonprogrammer (audio)
plural nonprogrammers
: someone who is not a computer programmer
an introduction to computer science for nonprogrammers

Examples of nonprogrammer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web While there will be some work, for most nonprogrammers work will be insecure and unreliable. Eduardo Porter and Farhad Manjoo, New York Times, 8 Mar. 2016

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Word History

First Known Use

1967, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of nonprogrammer was in 1967

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“Nonprogrammer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.

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