|1.||[ noun ] one who works hard at boring tasks|
|Related terms:||unskilled_person plodder labor|
|2.||[ verb ] cut with a tool|
|Related terms:||cut ax chop cut_off chop_down|
|3.||[ noun ] (transportation) a car driven by a person whose job is to take passengers where they want to go in exchange for money|
|Synonyms:||taxi taxicab cab|
|Related terms:||car gypsy_cab minicab fleet taxi|
|4.||[ verb ] (computer science) fix a computer program piecemeal until it works|
"I'm not very good at hacking but I'll give it my best"
|Related terms:||program hacker|
|5.||[ noun ] (zoology) a horse kept for hire|
|6.||[ noun ] (writing) a mediocre and disdained writer|
|Related terms:||writer Grub_Street|
|7.||[ verb ] cough spasmodically|
"The patient with emphysema is hacking all day"
|8.||[ verb ] (writing) significantly cut up a manuscript|
|9.||[ noun ] (politics) a politician who belongs to a small clique that controls a political party for private rather than public ends|
|Synonyms:||ward-heeler political_hack machine_politician|
|10.||[ verb ] (rugby football,games) kick on the shins; in rugby|
|Related terms:||foul rugby|
|11.||[ verb ] (basketball,games) kick on the arms; in basketball|
|Related terms:||foul basketball|
|12.||[ noun ] (zoology) an old or over-worked horse|
|Synonyms:||nag plug jade|
|Related terms:||horse tire|
|13.||[ verb ] cut away|
"he hacked with way through the forest"
|14.||[ verb ] informal: be able to manage or manage successfully|
"I can't hack it anymore" "she could not cut the long days in the office"
|15.||[ noun ] a tool (as a hoe or pick or mattock) used for hacking the soil|
|16.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 6758|
|17.||[ noun ] (zoology) a saddle horse used for transportation rather than sport etc.|