The quality of being or involving a hack. This term is considered mildly silly.
jargon An even sillier word for hackishness. [Jargon File] (1995-03-08)
[hak-uh l-bak] /ˈhæk əlˌbæk/ noun 1. .
[hak-uh l] /ˈhæk əl/ noun 1. one of the long, slender feathers on the neck or saddle of certain birds, as the domestic rooster, much used in making artificial flies for anglers. 2. the neck plumage of a male bird, as the domestic rooster. 3. hackles. 4. Angling. 5. a comb for dressing flax or […]
noun, Angling. 1. an artificial fly made with hackles, usually without wings. noun 1. (angling) an artificial fly in which the legs and wings are represented by hackle feathers