computer literacy


basic, nontechnical knowledge about computers and how to use them; familiarity and experience with computers, software, and computer systems.

Origin of computer literacy

First recorded in 1975–80

OTHER WORDS FROM computer literacy

com·put·er-lit·er·ate [kuh m-pyoo-ter-lit-er-it] /kəmˈpyu tərˈlɪt ər ɪt/, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for computer literate

computer literate


able to use computers

Derived forms of computer literate

computer literacy, noun
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