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.


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Origin of number-cruncher

First recorded in 1965–70

OTHER WORDS FROM number-cruncher

num·ber-crunch·ing, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020