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1 hack

One who works hard at boring tasks.

synonyms: drudge, hacker.

Roget 690: doer, actor, agent, performer, perpetrator, operator; executor, executrix; practitioner, worker, stager.    bee, ant, working bee, ... show more

Roget 559: artist; painter, limner, drawer, sketcher, designer, engraver; master, old master; draftsman, draughtsman; copyist, dauber, ... show more

Polish: chałturnik, chałturowiec, chałturszczyk, chałturzysta, wyrobnik

2 hack

A politician who belongs to a small clique that controls a political party for private rather than public ends.

synonyms: machine politician, political hack, ward-heeler.

3 hack

A mediocre and disdained writer.

synonyms: hack writer, literary hack.

Dutch: kladschrijver, prulschrijver, scribent
Polish: literacik, literacina, pisarczyk, pisarzyna, skryba

4 hack

A tool (as a hoe or pick or mattock) used for breaking up the surface of the soil.

5 hack

A car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money.

synonyms: cab, taxi, taxicab.

Roget 272: vehicle, conveyance, carriage, caravan, van; common carrier; wagon, waggon, wain, dray, cart, lorry.    truck, tram; ... show more

Dutch: taxi
Polish: taksówka, taxi

6 hack

An old or over-worked horse.

synonyms: jade, nag, plug.

Roget 271: carrier, porter, bearer, tranter, conveyer; cargador; express, expressman; stevedore, coolie; conductor, locomotive, motor.    ... show more

Dutch: negge
Polish: szkapina, szkapa, chabeta, konię

7 hack

A horse kept for hire.

8 hack

A saddle horse used for transportation rather than sport etc..


1 hack

Cut with a hacking tool.

synonym: chop.

Roget 44: be disjoined &c.; come off, fall off, come to pieces, fall to pieces; peel off; get loose.    disjoin, disconnect, disengage, disunite, dissociate, dispair; ... show more

Dutch: hakken

2 hack

Be able to manage or manage successfully:
— I can't hack it anymore.

synonym: cut.

Roget 201: be short etc. adj.; render short etc. adj.; shorten, curtail, abridge, abbreviate, take in, reduce; compress etc. ... show more

3 hack

Cut away.

4 hack

Kick on the arms.

5 hack

Kick on the shins.

6 hack

Fix a computer program piecemeal until it works:
— I'm not very good at hacking but I'll give it my best.

synonym: hack on.

7 hack

Significantly cut up a manuscript.

synonym: cut up.

8 hack

Cough spasmodically:
— The patient with emphysema is hacking all day.

synonym: whoop.

Moby thesaurus: Aqua-Lung, Jehu, Sunday driver, amble, amputate, antiquated, artificial respiration, aspiration, asthmatic wheeze, autobus, ax, backseat driver, balker, balky horse, banal, bark, batter, beast of burden, bidet, birthmark ... show more.

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