word processor


noun

a computer program or computer system designed for word processing.
a person who performs word processing.

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Origin of word processor

First recorded in 1975–80
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Example sentences from the Web for word processor

  • I fired up my Xbox and opened a word-processor and started to brainstorm ideas for my papers.

    Little Brother|Cory Doctorow

British Dictionary definitions for word processor

word processor

noun

  1. a computer program that performs word processing
  2. a computer system designed for word processing
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