Definition of 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.
Slang terms with the same meaning
Other terms relating to 'computer slang':
||Definitions include: a word that has come to be an acronym (or is viewed by some as an acronym) when it was not originally an acronym.|
||Definitions include: to kill or seriously damage.|
||Definitions include: without any clothing covering the torso.|
||Definitions include: to look up someone on the internet.|
||Definitions include: to happen automatically, in a way that appears almost magical.|
||Definitions include: a general exclamation.|
||Definitions include: shortened, phonetic version of "are".|
||Definitions include: "to be honest".|
||Definitions include: acronym for "rolling on floor laughing".|
||Definitions include: acronym for "end of file".|
||Definitions include: an Internet "Law" (i.e. observation that often holds true) formulated by Mike Godwin.|
||Definitions include: in computing, to solve a problem or a bug by detecting for and addressing the specific circumstances that lead to it, rather than writing a more general solution.|
||Definitions include: a bug that makes hardware or software unusable.|
||Definitions include: an attractive person.|
||Definitions include: acronym of "as far as I know."|
Slang terms with the same root words
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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