1. one who works hard at boring tasks
Definition categories: person
2. a politician who belongs to a small clique that controls a political party for private rather than public ends
3. a mediocre and disdained writer
4. a tool (as a hoe or pick or mattock) used for breaking up the surface of the soil
Definition categories: man–made, tool
5. a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money
6. an old or over-worked horse
7. a horse kept for hire
8. a saddle horse used for transportation rather than sport etc.
Sentences with hack as a noun:
- Putting your phone in a sandwich bag when you go to the beach is such a great hack.
- He took a few hacks, but the pitcher finally struck him out.
1. cut with a hacking tool
Similar word(s): chop
2. be able to manage or manage successfully
- I can't hack it anymore
Similar word(s): cut
3. cut away
- he hacked his way through the forest
4. kick on the arms
5. kick on the shins
6. fix a computer program piecemeal until it works
- I'm not very good at hacking but I'll give it my best
7. significantly cut up a manuscript
8. cough spasmodically
- The patient with emphysema is hacking all day
Similar word(s): whoop
Sentences with hack as a verb:
- They hacked the brush down and made their way through the jungle.
- This cold is awful. I can't stop hacking.
- Can you hack it out here with no electricity or running water?
- When I logged into the social network, I discovered I'd been hacked.
- He can hack like no one else and make the program work as expected.
- I hacked in a fix for this bug, but we'll still have to do a real fix later.
- I read up on cooking tips so I can hack my lunch.
- I'm currently hacking distributed garbage collection.
- He's going to the penalty box after hacking the defender in front of the goal.
- There's a scramble in front of the net as the forwards are hacking at the bouncing puck.
- He went to the batter's box hacking.