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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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Hacking around Lenzie Golf Club till the sun goes down.
He spent several shots hacking around in the heavy rough, took one penalty drop for an unplayable lie and eventually single-putted from 15 feet to a huge cheer from the crowd.
The spectacle of the world's greatest golfers - those who bothered to turn up - hacking around like Sunday morning 24-handicappers is most gratifying.
He was a great horse for owner Roger Nicholls and I imagine he'll go back to his farm and have a happy retirement hacking around.
Kelly, playing his fourth Open, spent several shots hacking around in the heavy rough on both sides of the fairway, took one penalty drop for an unplayable lie and eventually single-putted from 15 feet to a huge cheer from the crowd.
Hacking around your door and frame to fit a lock may seem a bit offputting, but taking care to measure out the job and do the work will produce a neat finish and a secure door.
May 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federal Trade Commission appears ready to fine Google millions of dollars for hacking around privacy settings on iPhones and iPads.
Hacking around the gallop on unnamed youngsters you can see a little of Russell in O'Brien.
There were some morsels of purple meat to be had by carefully hacking around,but after about 10 mouthfuls,only the bone was left.
He birdied the opening three holes and kept his score going while his partners were hacking around the course.