|1.||easy to use or understand: a user-friendly dictionary|
|2.||(of a computer system) easily operated and understood by means of a straightforward guide in jargon-free language|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
user-friendlyadj. Programmer-hostile. Generally used by hackers in a critical tone, to describe systems that hold the user's hand so obsessively that they make it painful for the more experienced and knowledgeable to get any work done. See menuitis, drool-proof paper, Macintrash, user-obsequious.