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Noun


1. hack, drudge, hacker, unskilled person

usage: one who works hard at boring tasks

2. machine politician, ward-heeler, political hack, hack, politician, politico, pol, political leader

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

3. hack, hack writer, literary hack, writer, author

usage: a mediocre and disdained writer

4. hack, tool

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

5. cab, hack, taxi, taxicab, car, auto, automobile, machine, motorcar

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

6. hack, jade, nag, plug, horse, Equus caballus

usage: an old or over-worked horse

7. hack, horse, Equus caballus

usage: a horse kept for hire

8. hack, saddle horse, riding horse, mount

usage: a saddle horse used for transportation rather than sport etc.

Verb


1. chop, hack, cut

usage: cut with a hacking tool

2. hack, cut, cope, get by, make out, make do, contend, grapple, deal, manage

usage: be able to manage or manage successfully; "I can't hack it anymore"; "she could not cut the long days in the office"

3. hack, cut

usage: cut away; "he hacked his way through the forest"

4. hack, foul

usage: kick on the arms

5. hack, foul

usage: kick on the shins

6. hack, hack on, program, programme

usage: fix a computer program piecemeal until it works; "I'm not very good at hacking but I'll give it my best"

7. hack, cut up, edit, redact

usage: significantly cut up a manuscript

8. hack, whoop, cough

usage: cough spasmodically; "The patient with emphysema is hacking all day"

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