Definition of hacking something 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: acronym for "no big deal".|
||Definitions include: acronym for "laughing my mother fucking ass off".|
||Definitions include: to occupy a domain name that is a misspelling of a popular website.|
||Definitions include: a form of shareware where, in lieu of the "registration" fee, the author asks that users donate to a charity.|
||Definitions include: shareware software that nags the user if it hasn't yet been purchased.|
||Definitions include: "ok, thanks."|
||Definitions include: "hacker".|
||Definitions include: to work on a pre-existing problem, program, or piece of source code.|
||Definitions include: acronym for "laughing my rear off" or "laughing my rump off".|
||Definitions include: By analogy from the same-named measurement in analog electronics.|
||Definitions include: "hate".|
||Definitions include: to use one or more kludges (as described in the noun sense) to solve a problem.|
||Definitions include: the Everquest videogame.|
||Definitions include: to terminate an account because the account-holder violated the Terms of Service.|
||Definitions include: acronym for "as far as I can see".|
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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