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Synonyms of hacker

Noun


1. hacker, golfer, golf player, linksman

usage: someone who plays golf poorly

2. hacker, cyber-terrorist, cyberpunk, programmer, computer programmer, coder, software engineer, terrorist

usage: a programmer who breaks into computer systems in order to steal or change or destroy information as a form of cyber-terrorism

3. hacker, programmer, computer programmer, coder, software engineer

usage: a programmer for whom computing is its own reward; may enjoy the challenge of breaking into other computers but does no harm; "true hackers subscribe to a code of ethics and look down upon crackers"

4. hack, drudge, hacker, unskilled person

usage: one who works hard at boring tasks

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