Definitions for hacker

Definitions for (noun) hacker

Main entry: hack, hacker, drudge

Definition: one who works hard at boring tasks

Main entry: hacker

Definition: a programmer for whom computing is its own reward; may enjoy the challenge of breaking into other computers but does no harm

Usage: true hackers subscribe to a code of ethics and look down upon crackers

Main entry: hacker

Definition: someone who plays golf poorly

Main entry: hacker, cyber-terrorist, cyberpunk

Definition: a programmer who breaks into computer systems in order to steal or change or destroy information as a form of cyber-terrorism

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