A person who writes programs for the operation of computers, especially as an occupation.
- Throughout my 20s I was a computer programmer writing software for IBM mainframes.
- A computer programmer wants to program computers.
- A hacker could be a computer programmer, a writer, or a singer, to name but three examples.
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Syllabification: com·put·er pro·gram·mer
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