or num·ber crunch·er

[ nuhm-ber-kruhn-cher ]
/ ˈnʌm bərˌkrʌn tʃər /

noun Informal.

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

Related forms

num·ber-crunch·ing, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019