hack hack  /ˈhæk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) one who works hard at boring tasks
  2. (n) a politician who belongs to a small clique that controls a political party for private rather than public ends
  3. (n) a mediocre and disdained writer
  4. (n) a tool (as a hoe or pick or mattock) used for breaking up the surface of the soil
  5. (n) a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money
  6. (n) an old or over-worked horse
  7. (n) a horse kept for hire
  8. (n) a saddle horse used for transportation rather than sport etc.
  9. (v) cut with a hacking tool
  10. (v) be able to manage or manage successfully
  11. (v) cut away
  12. (v) kick on the arms
  13. (v) kick on the shins
  14. (v) fix a computer program piecemeal until it works
  15. (v) significantly cut up a manuscript
  16. (v) cough spasmodically

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Usage(s):

  1. Life hacks are often about speed.
  2. The decision by Britain's Court of Appeal to allow the extradition of alleged cyber-hacker Gary McKinnon is one that takes some decoding.
  3. The July 30 decision by Britain's Court of Appeal to allow the extradition of alleged cyber-hacker Gary McKinnon is one that takes some decoding.

News

  1. Stuntwoman sues News Corp. over alleged phone hack

    Stuntwoman sues News Corp. over alleged phone hack Associated Press Copyright 2013 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 1:28 pm, Tuesday, June 18, 2013 Siegel, who has represented Sept. 11 victims' families in civil cases, sent a letter nearly two years ago to the FBI demanding an inquiry into whether 9/11 ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  2. Angelina Jolie's stuntwoman sues News Corp. over alleged phone hack

    The woman has sued News Corp. in Los Angeles, claiming she's a victim of a phone hacking scheme to obtain information about Jolie
    on June 19, 2013     Source: CBS News

  3. Google finds hack attempts on eve of Iran election

    Google finds hack attempts on eve of Iran election (AP) — Google said Wednesday that it has discovered and stopped a series of attempts to hack the accounts of tens of thousands of Iranian users in what the company believes is an attempt to influence the country's upcoming election. The relatively routine phishing attempts direct users to phony account maintenance pages where they are asked to ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: seattlepi.com

Quotes

  1. "Now we have a hack, Chicago-style Daley politician who is picturing himself as change. When he gets done with you, all you're going to have in your pocket is change," Cunningham said as the audience laughed.
    on Feb 27, 2006 By: Bill Cunningham Source: 940 News

  2. "The bottom line is you couldn't use a vulnerability like this to write a worm or hack a Vista system remotely," Hypponen said Tuesday. "It only has historical significance in that it's the first reported vulnerability that also affects...
    on Dec 26, 2006 By: Mikko Hypponen Source: FOX News

  3. "He's a complete hack monster but he called me last night and said he played the round of his life," Parnevik said.
    on Apr 25, 2008 By: Jesper Parnevik Source: Gulf Daily News

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