programmer

or pro·gram·er

[ proh-gram-er ]
/ ˈproʊ græm ər /

noun

a person who writes code for computer programs.
a person who programs a machine, device, or apparatus.
a person who prepares program schedules, as for radio or television.
a person who prepares instructional programs.

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Origin of programmer

First recorded in 1885–90; program + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for programmer

programmer
/ (ˈprəʊɡræmə) /

noun

a person who writes a program so that data may be processed by a computer
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