Share this entry

Share this page

code monkey

Syllabification: code mon·key

Definition of code monkey in English:

noun

informal
A computer programmer, especially an inexperienced or unskillful one.
Example sentences
  • I learned something interesting from my friend Chris the code monkey this week.
  • I'm a code monkey and I get a kick out of messing around with the system, as it were, but I'm hardly a particularly exciting guy.
  • Anything which helps a 35-year-old code monkey find a girlfriend must surely make the world a more loving, caring place.

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day odium
Pronunciation: ˈəʊdɪəm
noun
widespread hatred or disgust for someone…