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Noun
A person who does dull routine work
“It is apparent that he has become a hack in the service of a candidate for the highest office in the land.”
Noun
A taxi
“You're going to have to take me or I'll turn you in and you'll lose your hack license.”
Noun
A hard strike with a part of the body or an instrument
“… completely stunned by a vicious hack across the neck.”
Noun
A writer or journalist producing dull, unoriginal work
“Most of the folks coming are friends, but they've invited their neighbours - a hack writer and his wife - to smooth over a dispute about the dog.”
Noun
A V-shaped cut usually on an edge or a surface
“… smallish hacks made in the bark of the trees marked the trail through the forest.”
Noun
A person who lacks experience and competence in an art or science
“… is he really any good at the piano or just a hack?”
Noun
“A smoker's hack.”
Noun
“The average riding-school hack.”
Verb
Cut with rough or heavy blows
“We all threw blankets over him, and he had to hack off this charred mass with a Swiss Army Knife.”
Verb
“I doubt that she can hack a job with so many responsibilities.”
Verb
“He was wheezing and hacking.”
Verb
“… she's not sure she can hack that miserable job much longer.”
Verb
Adjective
Used or heard so often as to be dull
“… the abrupt revelation of an enemy masquerading as a friend is such a hack plot twist.”
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