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Definition of hack up

hack up

verb - transitive

  • to hack, with the result being something quickly and sloppily created, or modified to solve a particular problem.

    Last edited on Nov 10 2011. Submitted by WalterGR (via TheJargonFile) on Aug 14 2009.

  • to cut up or chop up.
    The serial killer hacked up the sheriff at the end of the movie.

    Last edited on Aug 02 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Aug 02 2010.

  • to cough up.

    Last edited on Jan 24 2012. Submitted by Rudy from Hartford, CT, USA on Jan 24 2012.

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Other terms relating to 'computer slang':

Definitions include: "no".
Definitions include: acronym for "You there?" i.e. "Are you there?" An instant messaging acronym.
Definitions include: acronym for "no fucking idea".
Definitions include: acronym for "I don't give a shit".
Definitions include: before.
Definitions include: prefix added to a noun to make it Internet-related.
Definitions include: software that is free to share with others and is - at least initially - free to use.
Definitions include: a form of shareware where, in lieu of the "registration" fee, the author asks that users donate to a charity.
Definitions include: acronym for "shaking my fucking head".
Definitions include: without any clothing covering the torso.
Definitions include: person who engages in computer security breaching for the purpose of finding problems to fix before another party ("black hat") can maliciously exploit them.
Definitions include: to kill or seriously damage.
Definitions include: to write a spec (specification.)
Definitions include: "thanks".
Definitions include: acronym for "good game."

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Other terms relating to 'hack':

Definitions include: to play with a Hacky Sack (footbag.)
Definitions include: extremely mad or irritated.
Definitions include: a system that was created by hacking it up over time.
Definitions include: while "hacker" originally had positive connotations, it has since come to refer to individuals who sometimes use computers with malicious intent.
Definitions include: To engage in any activity intensely, especially to be intent on using one's computer for any purpose, though not necessarily engaging in illegal activity via the internet.
Definitions include: to perform one's duties.
Definitions include: a permit, license or other authority issued by a governmental agency authorizing a person to drive a taxicab in service to customers in that area.
Definitions include: to make a person angry.
Definitions include: to work on a pre-existing problem, program, or piece of source code.
Definitions include: to masturbate
Definitions include: to hack, with the result being something quickly and sloppily created, or modified to solve a particular problem.
Definitions include: "hacker".
Definitions include: spelling variant of "hacker".
Definitions include: "leet" spelling of "hacker".
Definitions include: a l33t hax0r.

Other terms relating to 'up':

Definitions include: a secret advantage.
Definitions include: to misbehave.
Definitions include: acronym of "all fucked up."
Definitions include: well dressed, wearing makeup, etc.
Definitions include: doing something emphatically.
Definitions include: energetic due to consumption of a stimulant.
Definitions include: to increase.
Definitions include: to contribute one's share.
Definitions include: to mess up.
Definitions include: to make something like ass.
Definitions include: strange, stupid; "weird".
Definitions include: stupid.
Definitions include: strange / stupid.
Definitions include: to move away from.
Definitions include: to call someone to halt, particularly when the intention is to rob.

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