Try Our Apps


Is irregardless a word?

house wizard

house wizard in Technology

(Probably from ad-agency tradetalk, "house freak") A hacker occupying a technical-specialist, R&D, or systems position at a commercial shop. A really effective house wizard can have influence out of all proportion to his/her ostensible rank and still not have to wear a suit. Used especially of Unix wizards. The term "house guru" is equivalent.
[Jargon File]

The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for house

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for house wizard