Definition of prosumer in English:


Line breaks: pro|sumer
Pronunciation: /prəʊˈsuːmə


  • 1A person who buys electronic goods that are of a standard between those aimed at consumers and professionals: [as modifier]: the prosumer market
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    • And while the line-input's audio quality isn't professional, or even prosumer level, it's still good enough for most consumer applications.
    • Its $1700 price point makes it a prosumer device.
    • Being a good deal smaller and lighter than its predecessor, it's barely larger than some of the prosumer types on sale.
  • 2A consumer who becomes involved with designing or customizing products for their own needs.


1980s: from professional or producer + consumer.

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