a person who writes computer programs; a person who programs a device, especially a computer.
a person who prepares program schedules, as for radio or television.
a person who prepares instructional programs.
Also, programer.

1885–90; program + -er1 Unabridged
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programmer (ˈprəʊɡræmə)
a person who writes a program so that data may be processed by a computer

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