hackish

hackish

(jargon)
/hak'ish/ 1. Said of something that is or involves a hack.

2. Of or pertaining to hackers or the hacker subculture.

See also true-hacker.
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But they're not: The sceptics have on balance been more right than wrong about issues like dispute settlement, and the only really hackish economics I've seen in this debate is coming from supporters of the trade pact.
It started with a hackish documentary--Hillary: The Movie, made by a conservative advocacy group named Citizens United--and ended with a momentous decision.
In computing, it soon became a hackish (and especially MIT) tradition to choose acronyms and abbreviations which referred humorously to themselves or to other abbreviations.
Those on the historical losing side, their work dismissed as "totalitarian" or simply hackish and better forgotten, become subjects for graduate students seeking a topic, or sometimes they are memoirs of those who survived decades of obscurity, seeking to recover from assorted blacklists.
This is in stark contrast to the proudly hackish world of Fleet Street, where Young recalls that the unofficial slogan is "Everybody Hates Us And We Don't Care.
Certainly, the ANC frequently expresses irritation with the many remarkable independent bodies it created in the Constitution: a now- independent South African Broadcasting Corporation (in which a hackish ANC cabal seems to be shucking all the most important senior independent journalists), the Independent Broadcasting Authority (the equivalent of the FCC in the United States), the Public Protector's office and, most notoriously, the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, which an Mbeki-led ANC tried to bar from releasing its findings because it held the ANC responsible for gross violations of human rights.
Nor would it have much prospect of either denting the state-owned broadcast and daily press monopoly's hackish support for Mugabe or breaking the apparent lock ZANU enjoys on traditional rural loyalties.
Popularity can be a very mixed blessing for any music if over-familiarity swamps appreciation, or worse, generates hackish disdain from performers or commentators.
Some problems reported by VEST result from code that is hackish in nature.