- a software developer: a game dev; a web dev.
- software development: The programmers and animators on the dev team worked late into the night.
Origin of dev
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Examples from the Web for dev
Dev is Indian, so they (obviously) go to an Indian restaurant.The 7 Most Ridiculous Moments From ‘Smash’ Season 1 (VIDEOS)
February 5, 2013
Dev Patel loitered around another corridor, waiting for his plugged-in phone to charge.My Night at the Golden Globe Awards
January 14, 2013
Took all their gibes and "dev'ling" quietly, and for the most part silently."Run To Seed"
Thomas Nelson Page
"As giddy as the dev—that is, as giddy as a goose," said Jonathan.Sheppard Lee, Vol. II (of 2)
Robert Montgomery Bird
And if I take a drop more'n usual it plays the dev—it goes to my head.Friendship and Folly
Maria Louise Pool
They should always be pronounced gard'n and oft'n, ev'l and dev'l.Conversation
Andrew P. Peabody
What the dev—And you're actually asking me to tell her so too?The Militants
Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews