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- IPA(key): /ˈɹɛɡˌɛks/, /ˈɹɛd͡ʒˌɛks/
regex (plural regexes)
- (computing) Clipping of regular expression.
2017, Moritz Lenz, Parsing with Perl 6 Regexes and Grammars, Apress, →ISBN, page 5:
To continue the history course from the previous section, Perl was one of the first general-purpose programming languages to bake regexes into its core functionality.