hacky

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See also: háčky‎

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hack +‎ -y

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Adjective[edit]

hacky (comparative hackier, superlative hackiest)

  1. Like a hack; amateurish.
  2. (Geordie) Filthy or totally dirty.
  3. (computing, informal) Using, or characterised by, hacks: poorly designed workarounds.
  4. (colloquial) Short and interrupted, broken, jerky; hacking.
    A hacky cough. A hacky laugh. A hacky breath. A hacky howl.

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References[edit]

  • The New Geordie Dictionary, Frank Graham, 1987, ISBN 0946928118
  • Todd's Geordie Words and Phrases, George Todd, Newcastle, 1977[1]
  • hacky in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
  • hacky” at Wordnik (Forwards to “hacking”, where “hacky” is listed.)