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  Definition of hack
  1. a saddle horse used for transportation rather than sport etc.
  2. a horse kept for hire
  3. an old or over-worked horse
  4. a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money
  5. a tool (as a hoe or pick or mattock) used for hacking the soil
  6. one who works hard at boring tasks
  7. a mediocre and disdained writer
  8. a politician who belongs to a small clique that controls a political party for private rather than public ends
  9. cough spasmodically; "The patient with emphysema is hacking all day"
  10. significantly cut up a manuscript
  11. fix a computer program piecemeal until it works; "I''m not very good at hacking but I''ll give it my best"
  12. kick on the shins
  13. kick on the arms
  14. cut with a hacking tool
  15. cut away; "he hacked with way through the forest"
  16. informal: be able to manage or manage successfully; "I can''t hack it anymore"; "she could not cut the long days in the office"
Similar Words: jade, nag, plug, cab, taxi, taxicab, drudge, hacker, hack writer, literary hack, machine politician, ward-heeler, political hack, whoop, cut up, hack on, chop, cut

 

See Also: chop down, chop, chop up, cut off, chop off, lop off

 

Hyponyms: gypsy cab, minicab, plodder, slogger, axe, ax

 

Member Meronyms: fleet, Grub Street

 

Derivational Morphology: tire, wear upon, tire out, wear, weary, jade, wear out, outwear, wear down, fag out, fag, fatigue, pall, taxi, chop, labor, labour, toil, travail, grind, drudge, dig, moil, hacker, chopper, pearly, cleaver, meat cleaver

 

Anagrams: Kach

 

 
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