hackie


hackie
/hak"ee/, n. Informal.
hack2 (def. 7b).
[1935-40, Amer.; HACK2 + -IE]

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  • hackie — hack ie (h[a^]k [=e]), n. The driver of a taxicab; a hackman. [Colloq.] [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hackie — ☆ hackie [hak′ē ] n. Informal a taxicab driver …   English World dictionary

  • hackie — noun A taxicab driver. a taxi came along and I flagged it and we got in. I told the driver, Nine eighteen West Thirty fifth, and he started. The poor girl didnt know what to do. If she kicked and screamed I would merely give the hackie another… …   Wiktionary

  • hackie — noun Date: circa 1926 cabdriver …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hackie — hack·ie || hækɪ n. (Informal) taxi driver, cab driver …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hackie — hack·ie …   English syllables

  • hackie — hack•ie [[t]ˈhæk i[/t]] n. inf hack II, 8), b) • Etymology: 1935–40, amer.; hack II+ ie …   From formal English to slang

  • hackie — /ˈhæki/ (say hakee) noun Colloquial a taxidriver. {hack2 (def. 5a) + ie} …   Australian English dictionary

  • hackie — ˈhakē, ki noun ( s) Etymology: hack (V) + ie : cabdriver …   Useful english dictionary

  • hacker — Ⅰ. hack·er1 (hăk’ər) n. Informal 1) a) One who is proficient at using or programming a computer; a computer buff. b) One who uses programming skills to gain illegal access to a computer network or file. 2) One who demonstrates poor or mediocre… …   Word Histories


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