1. [ noun ] (sport,golf,games) someone who plays golf poorly
Related terms: golfer
2. [ noun ] (computer science) a programmer for whom computing is its own reward; may enjoy the challenge of breaking into other computers but does no harm

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

Related terms: programmer hack
3. [ noun ] (computer science,politics) a programmer who breaks into computer systems in order to steal or change or destroy information as a form of cyber-terrorism
Synonyms: cyberpunk cyber-terrorist
Related terms: terrorist programmer
4. [ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 2313
5. [ noun ] one who works hard at boring tasks
Synonyms: hack drudge
Related terms: unskilled_person plodder labor
Similar spelling:   Haecker