or num·ber crunch·er

[ nuhm-ber-kruhn-cher ]

  1. a person or thing that performs a great many numerical calculations, as a financial analyst, statistician, computer, or computer program.

Origin of number-cruncher

First recorded in 1965–70

Other words from number-cruncher

  • number-crunching, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

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