Definition of computerese in English:

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Pronunciation: /kəmˌpjuːtəˈriːz/


[mass noun] informal
The technical language and jargon used in computing and computer science.
Example sentences
  • I don't try to talk legalese to them; they shouldn't try to talk computerese to me.
  • Many of these books are geared to people just starting out - in computerese, you are known as a ‘newbie.’
  • With terminology cribbed from 1960s computerese, DNA was suggested as the source of both data and instructions.

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