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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

hack +‎ -y

PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: -æki
  • (file)

AdjectiveEdit

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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ReferencesEdit

  • 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, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • hacky” at Wordnik (Forwards to “hacking”, where “hacky” is listed.)