from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who programs, especially.
  • noun Computers One who writes computer programs.
  • noun One who prepares or writes instructional programs.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who makes up a program: as, the official programmer of the Jockey Club.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who writes computer programs; a software developer.
  • noun One who decides which programs will be shown on a television station.
  • noun A device that installs a software program into some other machine.
  • noun A short film feature as part of a longer film program, a "B-movie" (now rare)

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a person who designs and writes and tests computer programs


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

to program + -er.



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