Other Words for Hack

Hack Adjective Synonyms
chop, hew, lacerate, gash, slash, cut, mangle, butcher, mutilate, ruin, destroy, smash, batter, damage, deface
He hacked the furniture to pieces with an axe.

bark, cough
She was disgusted by the man's hacking and spitting.

Hack Noun Synonyms
saddle-horse, riding-horse, hackney, palfrey
The hack was a fine bay mare.

plodder, drudge, toiler, menial, flunkey, lackey, slave, fag, grind, swot
Fergus gets good grades because he's such a hack.

hackneyed, trite, banal, overdone, commonplace, routine, stereotyped, stock, tired, tedious, mediocre, overworked, stale, unoriginal, run-of-the-mill, humdrum, moth-eaten, mouldy, old hat
Haverstock keeps publishing hack romances.

Hack Verb Synonyms
cut, gash, slash, chop
He took a hack at the log with his hatchet.

drudge, penny-a-liner, scribbler, Grub Street writer
We made a mistake hiring that hack as a feature writer.

More Words for Hack

Slave / Stock / Ruin / Cut / Tired


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