• One who is expert at programming and solving problems with a computer.
  • One who uses a computer to gain unauthorized access to data, or to carry out malicious attacks.
  • A computer security professional.
  • Something that hacks; a tool or device for hacking.
  • A fork-shaped tool used to harvest root vegetables.
  • Someone who hacks.
  • One who is inexperienced or unskilled at a particular activity, especially a sport such as golf or tennis.
  • One who operates a taxicab.


  • From Middle English hakker, hackere, hakkere, equivalent to hack + -er.

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