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Synonyms for hackerˈhæk ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hacker(noun)

    someone who plays golf poorly

    Synonyms:
    drudge, cyberpunk, cyber-terrorist, hack

  2. hacker, cyber-terrorist, cyberpunk(noun)

    a programmer who breaks into computer systems in order to steal or change or destroy information as a form of cyber-terrorism

    Synonyms:
    drudge, hacker, cyberpunk, cyber-terrorist, hack

  3. hacker(noun)

    a programmer for whom computing is its own reward; may enjoy the challenge of breaking into other computers but does no harm

    Synonyms:
    drudge, cyberpunk, cyber-terrorist, hack

  4. hack, drudge, hacker(noun)

    one who works hard at boring tasks

    Synonyms:
    nag, navvy, ward-heeler, galley slave, taxi, plug, literary hack, hack, peon, cyberpunk, political hack, machine politician, cyber-terrorist, taxicab, hacker, cab, hack writer, drudge, jade

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

hackers, pirate, infiltrator, intruder, hacking


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