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TechnoCoolie

\Tek-no-coo-lee\
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Definition

Someone who does some heavy lifting in the information technology industry but gets paid a pittance for his/her work. The term is derogatory and brings forth images of coolies as beasts of burden in the knowledge economy of the 21st century.

Usage

Ambi: Hey, Thambi, there's too much competition but I really need this programming work. Should I give them a discount?
Thambi: What? You want to work for nothing like a TechnoCoolie?
Added 2011-12-24 by IndianInCowboyCountry

Root

English

Region

Global

Categories

People, Money & Business

Terms referencing this

code-coolie
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