To throw something together so it will work. Unlike “kluge together” or “cruft together”, this does not necessarily have negative connotations.
[hak-wurk] /ˈhækˌwɜrk/ noun 1. writing, painting, or any professional done for hire and usually following a formula rather than being motivated by any creative impulse. /ˈhækˌwɜːk/ noun 1. undistinguished literary work produced to order
- Hack value
Often adduced as the reason or motivation for expending effort toward a seemingly useless goal, the point being that the accomplished goal is a hack. For example, MacLISP had features for reading and printing Roman numerals, which were installed purely for hack value. See display hack for one method of computing hack value, but this […]
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[hak-ee] /ˈhæk i/ Trademark. 1. a brand of footbag. noun 2. (lowercase) a game in which a footbag is juggled with the feet.