Definition of code monkey in US English:

code monkey


  • A computer programmer, especially an inexperienced or unskillful one.

    • ‘Staff canteens in game companies may well offer haute cuisine or lean cuisine, but what hardcore game code monkeys eat is strictly fast food.’
    • ‘Anything which helps a 35-year-old code monkey find a girlfriend must surely make the world a more loving, caring place.’
    • ‘Well, unless the code monkeys have got to it yet, the HTML does have a bug.’
    • ‘I'm a code monkey and I get a kick out of messing around with the system, as it were, but I'm hardly a particularly exciting guy.’
    • ‘I learned something interesting from my friend Chris the code monkey this week.’