hackdom

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

hack +‎ -dom

Noun[edit]

hackdom (uncountable)

  1. The realm or sphere of hacks, or inferior writers.
    • 2009, David Hajdu, Heroes and Villains: Essays on Music, Movies, Comics, and Culture
      The fledgling comics business was a sweatshop trade for creative hopefuls too inexperienced, too socially ill-equipped, or, more often, too minimally talented for the established avenues of hackdom, the pulps and commercial art.