Definitions for hack

Definitions for (noun) hack

Main entry: hack

Definition: a saddle horse used for transportation rather than sport etc.

Main entry: hack

Definition: a horse kept for hire

Main entry: hack, plug, nag, jade

Definition: an old or over-worked horse

Main entry: cab, taxi, taxicab, hack

Definition: a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money

Main entry: hack

Definition: a tool (as a hoe or pick or mattock) used for breaking up the surface of the soil

Main entry: hack, hacker, drudge

Definition: one who works hard at boring tasks

Main entry: hack, hack writer, literary hack

Definition: a mediocre and disdained writer

Main entry: machine politician, political hack, ward-heeler, hack

Definition: a politician who belongs to a small clique that controls a political party for private rather than public ends

Definitions for (verb) hack

Main entry: hack, whoop

Definition: cough spasmodically

Usage: The patient with emphysema is hacking all day

Main entry: hack, cut up

Definition: significantly cut up a manuscript

Main entry: hack, hack on

Definition: fix a computer program piecemeal until it works

Usage: I'm not very good at hacking but I'll give it my best

Main entry: hack

Definition: kick on the shins

Main entry: hack

Definition: kick on the arms

Main entry: chop, hack

Definition: cut with a hacking tool

Main entry: hack

Definition: cut away

Usage: he hacked his way through the forest

Main entry: cut, hack

Definition: be able to manage or manage successfully

Usage: I can't hack it anymore; she could not cut the long days in the office

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