- 1. Offensive term for people who are not able to operate computers or program VCRs.2. Uneducated: having an inadequate education in or knowledge of a computers, or none at all; digitally illiterate3. making many language mistakes: full of or making many basic errors in the use of improper coding.pl. digi·lit·er·atesoffensive term: an offensive term for somebody who lacks education and knowledge, especially somebody who cannot read or write code(15th century. From Latin illiterat(t)us , literally not lettered, from lit(t)eratus lettered, learned (see literate).)adv. digi·lit·er·ate·lyn. digi·lit·er·ate·nessMy mother-in-law is a digilliterate. She couldn't program a freakin' toaster!
The schmuck the boss hired to fix this program is a complete digilliterate.
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