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Synonyms of hacker in English:


  • 1 informal viruses that are the brainchildren of these malicious hackers
    cybercriminal, pirate, computer criminal, keylogger, keystroke logger
    informal cyberpunk, hacktivist
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    This word shouldn't be totally abandoned to its contemporary cyber-connotation, since it's great for describing amateur athletes. When you are flailing away with your club or racket or bat, getting nowhere but persisting out of sheer obstinacy and love of the game, you're a hacker … there is no other word for it.
    David Auburn
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