code monkey

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

code monkey (plural code monkeys)

  1. (slang, sometimes derogatory) A computer programmer.

Usage notes[edit]

When "code monkey" is used with a derogatory tone, it generally implies that the programmer in question writes uninspired, boilerplate code at someone else's initiative.

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