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Definition of "hacks" []

  • To cut or chop (at) irregularly, roughly, or violently (verb)
  • To cut and clear (a way, path, etc), as through undergrowth (verb)
  • (in sport, esp rugby) to foul (an opposing player) by kicking or striking his shins (verb)
  • To commit the foul of striking (an opposing player) on the arm (verb)
  • To cough in short dry spasmodic bursts (verb)
  • To reduce or cut (a story, article, etc) in a damaging way (verb)
  • To manipulate a computer program skilfully, esp, to gain unauthorized access to another computer system (verb)
  • To tolerate; cope with (verb)
  • A cut, chop, notch, or gash, esp as made by a knife or axe (noun)
  • Any tool used for shallow digging, such as a mattock or pick (noun)
  • A chopping blow (noun)
  • A dry spasmodic cough (noun)
  • A kick on the shins, as in rugby (noun)
  • A wound from a sharp kick (noun)
  • Plural form of hack. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of hack. (verb)

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Use "hacks" in a sentence
  • "Some hacks don't evenreally qualify for the term hacks!"
  • "But I was thinking about a niche, study, productivity, study hacks, brain hacks, personal development and all."
  • "Bobby McFerrin hacks your brain with the pentatonic scale"