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hack2

hack2

pronunciation:
haek
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb, intransitive verb, adjective
part of speech: noun
definition 1: one who surrenders professional or artistic integrity or commitment in return for monetary reward.
synonyms:
mercenary, prostitute
similar words:
adventurer, hireling, lackey
definition 2: one who is hired to do routine or unpleasant tasks, esp. a writer hired to produce uncreative and unimaginative work; drudge.
synonyms:
drudge, fag, flunky, grubber, hireling, scribbler, slave
similar words:
factotum, ghostwriter, menial, workhorse
definition 3: a horse past its prime.
synonyms:
jade, nag
similar words:
workhorse
definition 4: (informal) a taxi or a taxi driver.
synonyms:
cab, driver, taxi, taxicab
similar words:
cabdriver, chauffeur
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: hacked, hacking, hacks
definition 1: to hire out, as a horse.
synonyms:
hire out, lease, rent
similar words:
lend
definition 2: to make trite or hackneyed by excessive or indiscriminate use.
synonyms:
overdo, wear out
similar words:
overuse, tire
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition 1: (informal) to work as a cab driver.
similar words:
chauffeur, drive, taxi
definition 2: to hire out as a writer.
similar words:
hire out, subcontract, write
definition 3: to use a computer or other electronic means to penetrate the protected computer system of a business, government, or individual, either as an act of mischief or with malicious intent, such as stealing data.
He paid some computer whiz to hack into the computer system of the company that had fired him.
definition 4: to work on computers, esp. as a programmer.
similar words:
compute, program
 
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: for hire, without integrity or imagination.
hack worka hack politician
synonyms:
hireling, mercenary
similar words:
avaricious, corrupt, dirty, grasping, venal
definition 2: trite or hackneyed.
a hack phrase
synonyms:
banal, cliché, hackneyed, shopworn, threadbare, tired, trite
similar words:
bromidic, commonplace, overused, prosaic, stale, stock, worn-out