Meaning Subject matter expert
Type Acronym
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Usage Online Only (chat, messaging, e-mail)
Comments An SME is a person who is highly knowledgeable in a certain field. It is commonly used to describe a software programmer who knows a specific language, but it can refer to any other area of expertise as well.
Example "John is the resident SME in engineering, so you may want to ask him."
Updated June 6, 2013