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Definition of the onomatopoeic word ‘hack’.

Hack
Pronunciation:
\ˈhak\
Function:
verb
Etymology:
Middle English hakken, from Old English -haccian; akin to Old High German hacchōn to hack, Old English hōc hook
Date:
13th century
transitive verb
1 a: to cut or sever with repeated irregular or unskillful blows b: to cut or shape by or as if by crude or ruthless strokes <hacking out new election districts> c: , —often used with off
2: to clear or make by or as if by cutting away vegetation <hacked his way through the brush>
3 a: to manage successfully <just couldn't hack the new job> b:  <I can't hack all this noise>intransitive verb
1 a: to make chopping strokes or blows <hacked at the weeds>; also : to make cuts as if by chopping <hacking away at the work force> b: to play inexpert golf
2: to cough in a short dry manner
3:  —usually used with around
4 a: to write computer programs for enjoyment b: to gain access to a computer illegally
hack it

1:  2b <I can't hack it any longer>
2: to be successful <couldn't hack it in the world of professional sports>


hack. (2008). In Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary.
Retrieved May 15, 2008, from http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hack
 
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