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1. hack

noun. ['ˈhæk'] one who works hard at boring tasks.

Synonyms

  • drudge
  • hacker
  • plodder
  • unskilled person

Antonyms

  • unabridged
  • unmown
  • untrimmed
  • presence

Etymology

  • hackysack (English)
  • tohaccian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Hack

  • post-attack
  • vanvlack
  • knick-knack
  • unpack
  • tabak
  • stracke
  • strack
  • repack
  • oblak
  • dulac
  • chirac
  • beaulac
  • trak
  • track
  • trac
  • stack
  • stac
  • spak
  • spack
  • snack
  • smack
  • slack
  • schrack
  • schnack
  • schlack
  • quack
  • plaque
  • placke
  • plack
  • kwak

Example sentences of the word hack


1. Noun, singular or mass
Cut the drain pipe below the toilet flange with a hack saw and pull the flange off the floor.

Quotes containing the word hack


1. It is not a daily increase, but a daily decrease. Hack away at the inessentials.
- Bruce Lee

2. hack

verb. ['ˈhæk'] cut with a hacking tool.

Synonyms

  • ax
  • chop
  • axe

Antonyms

  • object program
  • hardware
  • unclog
  • unstuff

Etymology

  • hackysack (English)
  • tohaccian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. hack

noun. ['ˈhæk'] a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money.

Synonyms

  • car
  • motorcar
  • taxi
  • gypsy cab
  • minicab
  • fleet
  • cab
  • automobile
  • machine
  • taxicab

Antonyms

  • strengthen
  • malfunction
  • undiluted
  • uncastrated

Etymology

  • hackysack (English)
  • tohaccian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. hack

noun. ['ˈhæk'] a saddle horse used for transportation rather than sport etc..

Synonyms

  • mount
  • riding horse

Antonyms

  • walk
  • appear
  • slow

Etymology

  • hackysack (English)
  • tohaccian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. hack

noun. ['ˈhæk'] a mediocre and disdained writer.

Synonyms

  • hack writer
  • author
  • literary hack
  • Grub Street

Antonyms

  • stand still
  • disorganise
  • disorganize
  • fail

Etymology

  • hackysack (English)
  • tohaccian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. hack

noun. ['ˈhæk'] a horse kept for hire.

Synonyms

  • Equus caballus

Antonyms

  • thicken
  • inflate

Etymology

  • hackysack (English)
  • tohaccian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. hack

noun. ['ˈhæk'] an old or over-worked horse.

Synonyms

  • horse
  • Equus caballus
  • jade
  • plug

Antonyms

  • increase
  • lengthen
  • expand
  • uncut

Etymology

  • hackysack (English)
  • tohaccian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. hack

noun. ['ˈhæk'] a tool (as a hoe or pick or mattock) used for breaking up the surface of the soil.

Antonyms

  • increased

Etymology

  • hackysack (English)
  • tohaccian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. hack

noun. ['ˈhæk'] a politician who belongs to a small clique that controls a political party for private rather than public ends.

Synonyms

  • political hack
  • ward-heeler
  • political leader
  • pol
  • politico
  • politician

Antonyms

  • confront
  • disclaim
  • make peace
  • defend

Etymology

  • hackysack (English)
  • tohaccian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. hack

verb. ['ˈhæk'] significantly cut up a manuscript.

Synonyms

  • edit
  • redact

Antonyms

  • refresh
  • recuperate
  • achromatic

Etymology

  • hackysack (English)
  • tohaccian (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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