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hack 1

verb

  • 1 Stuart hacked the padlock off they had to hack their way through the jungle
    cut, chop, hew, lop, saw;
    slash
  • 2 he was wheezing and hacking
    cough, bark, rasp, wheeze
  • Phrases

    hack it

    1
    informal Adam moved out because he couldn't hack it
    cope, manage, get on, get along, get by, carry on, muddle through, muddle along, come through, stand on one's own two feet, weather the storm;
    stand it, tolerate it, bear it, endure it, put up with it;
    Scottish thole it
    informalmake out, handle it, abide it, stick it
    British informalrub along, be doing with it

    hack someone off

    2
    informal it hacks him off when he misses a putt See annoy

    noun

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  • a smoker's hack
    cough, bark, rasp, wheeze
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    hack 2

    noun

  • 1 he briefed the media's industry hacks before the party conference
    British pressman;
    North American legman, wireman;
    Australian roundsman
    North American informalnewsy
  • 2 a hard-working, clerical hack
    drudge, menial, menial worker, factotum, toiler, plodder, doormat, hewer of wood and drawer of water;
    servant, lackey, labourer, slave, galley slave
    North American peon, gofer
  • 3 the average riding-school hack
    nag, inferior horse, tired-out horse, worn-out horse, Rosinante
    informalbag of bones, crock
    North American informalplug, crowbait
    Australian/New Zealand informalmoke
    British informal, , datedscrew
    archaicjade, rip, keffel
  • 4North American they hailed an empty hack
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