Definition of hacky adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈhæki//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈhæki//
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  1. 1not new or interesting; used too often and therefore boring a hacky joke
  2. 2(of a piece of computer code) that provides a quick but often badly designed solution to a problem, allowing the user to continue working until a better solution can be provided It’s just a hacky workaround.