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1 hack /ˈhæk/ verb
hacks; hacked; hacking
1 hack
/ˈhæk/
verb
hacks; hacked; hacking
Learner's definition of HACK
: to cut (something or someone) many times and usually in a rough and violent way
[+ object]
[no object]
see also hack off (below)
[+ object] : to make (a path) by cutting plants
[+ object] informal : to manage or deal with (something) successfully usually used in negative statements often used in the phrase hack it
[no object] : to cough loudly
computers : to secretly get access to the files on a computer or network in order to get information, cause damage, etc.
[no object]
+ into
[+ object]

hack off

[phrasal verb]
hack (something) off or hack off (something) : to cut (something) off in a rough and violent way
hack (someone) off also hack off (someone) informal : to make (someone) angry and annoyed
see also hacked off
2 hack /ˈhæk/ noun
plural hacks
2 hack
/ˈhæk/
noun
plural hacks
Learner's definition of HACK
[count]
: the act of hitting something roughly with an ax, knife, etc.
baseball, informal : swing
compare 3hack
3 hack /ˈhæk/ noun
plural hacks
3 hack
/ˈhæk/
noun
plural hacks
Learner's definition of HACK
[count]
disapproving
: a writer who produces a large amount of work mainly to make money
: someone who does work that is not important or original
US, old-fashioned + informal : taxi
also : the driver of a taxi : cabdriver
: a horse that can be hired for use
: an old, worn-out horse
compare 2hack
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