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Synonyms for hack

Synonyms for hack

one who works hard at boring tasks

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

a mediocre and disdained writer

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

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

an old or over-worked horse

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a horse kept for hire

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a saddle horse used for transportation rather than sport etc

cut with a hacking tool

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be able to manage or manage successfully

cut away

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kick on the arms

kick on the shins

fix a computer program piecemeal until it works

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significantly cut up a manuscript

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cough spasmodically

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People know when to change their names unsubstantiated intellectual hackery doesn't make the process go any faster.
Most successful pols spend their salad days engaged in political hackery, always making sure their "future political viability" is kept safe from harm.
Monty" is a thoroughly professional, cleverly written and sharply performed piece of mainline television hackery.
The other view is put best by Examiner Head Of News Neil Atkinson: "Clichs should be avoided like the plague" he likes to say, as he strikes a piece of hackneyed hackery from a reporter's copy.
Nevertheless, we, the hackery, were keen to hear Gerald's opinion of his wander round a bend.
I, of course, have meanwhile pursued a career through the highways and byways of hackery.
Incumbency for life may be dead, but political hackery lives on in the form of politicians madly hopping from post to post.
Some chaps caught up in the whirligig of TV-fuelled hype, half-baked hackery, drink-generated tribalism and other symptoms of decadent moronism are excellent cricketers.
I'd like to say I expect better of Denise but actually this sort of hackery is par for the course.
I can't speak for the rest, but it's odd how Joe Public's suspicion of the world of hackery seems to be put aside when someone needs a little publicity for a charity event or the book they've finally written about their fascinating Black Country childhood (self-published), or to track down classmates for a school reunion, or a plug for the new shop they've just opened, or if one of the potatoes they've just dug up on their allotment bears an uncanny resemblance to the face of Hitler.