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Definitions and Synonyms of hacker | Another word for hacker | What is hacker?

Definition 1: one who works hard at boring tasks - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for hacker in the sense of this definition

(hacker is a kind of ...) a person who lacks technical training

(... is a kind of hacker ) someone who works slowly and monotonously for long hours

Definition 2: a programmer for whom computing is its own reward; may enjoy the challenge of breaking into other computers but does no harm - [noun denoting person]

Samples where hacker or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • true hackers subscribe to a code of ethics and look down upon crackers

(hacker is a kind of ...) a person who designs and writes and tests computer programs

Definition 3: someone who plays golf poorly - [noun denoting person]

(hacker is a kind of ...) someone who plays the game of golf

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