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Hacker

Pronunciation of Hacker
/hˈakə/, /hˈakə/, /h_ˈa_k_ə/

Synonyms for hacker:

Sense 1

keyboarder, wetware, SYSOP, beta site, system operator, systems analyst, programmer.

Sense 2

techie.

Sense 3

developer.

Sense 4

engineer.

fumbler

bungler.

Other synonyms and related words:

engineer, machine politician, taxi, navvy, nag, cyberpunk, programmer, bungler, hack writer, literary hack, keyboarder, developer, trifler, plug, cyber-terrorist, jade, cab, ward-heeler, political hack, SYSOP, peon, systems analyst, taxicab.

Sense 2 (noun)

SYSOP, engineer, developer, keyboarder, system operator, beta site, systems analyst, programmer.

hacker (noun)

drudge, hack.

someone proficient at computers, especially a hobbyist (noun)

programmer, systems analyst.

Usage examples for hacker:

  • Indeed, Force saw a great deal of himself in the young hacker. - "Underground", Suelette Dreyfus.
  • Surely they had the wrong hacker? - "Underground", Suelette Dreyfus.

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