hack job

hack job
The completion of a task in the quickest possible time at the expense of quality or attention to detail.

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  • hack — hack1 [hak] vt. [ME hacken < OE haccian, akin to Ger hacken < IE base * keg , peg, hook > HOOK, HATCHEL] 1. a) to chop or cut crudely, roughly, or irregularly, as with a hatchet b) to shape, trim, damage, etc. with or as with rough,… …   English World dictionary

  • hack — I. /hæk / (say hak) verb (t) 1. to cut, notch, or chop irregularly, as with heavy blows. 2. to break up the surface of (the ground). 3. to clear (a path, etc.) by cutting down brush, etc. 4. to damage by cutting harshly or ruthlessly: the… …   Australian English dictionary

  • .hack//Sign — Tsukasa (front), Aura (right), Subaru (left). Genre Adventure, Fantasy, Mystery, Science fiction …   Wikipedia

  • Hack — Hack, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hacked} (h[a^]kt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Hacking}.] [OE. hakken, AS. haccian; akin to D. hakken, G. hacken, Dan. hakke, Sw. hacka, and perh. to E. hew. Cf. {Hew} to cut, {Haggle}.] 1. To cut irregulary, without skill or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • .hack//Legend of the Twilight — Infobox animanga/Header name = caption = Shugo (left) and Rena (right) ja name = .hack//黄昏の腕輪伝説 ja name trans = .hack//Tasogare no Udewa Densetsu genre = Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Science FictionInfobox animanga/Manga title = author = Tatsuya… …   Wikipedia

  • hack — ▪ I. hack hack 2 noun [countable] JOBS 1. a writer who does a lot of low quality work, especially writing newspaper articles 2. informal a taxi, or someone whose job is to drive a taxi   [m0] ▪ II. hack hack 1 …   Financial and business terms

  • hack — hack1 [hæk] v [: Old English; Origin: haccian] 1.) [I and T] to cut something roughly or violently hack (away) at sth ▪ She hacked away at the ice, trying to make a hole. hack sth off/down etc ▪ Whole forests have been hacked down. hack your way… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hack — I. verb Etymology: Middle English hakken, from Old English haccian; akin to Old High German hacchōn to hack, Old English hōc hook Date: 13th century transitive verb 1. a. to cut or sever with repeated irregular or unskillful blows b. to cut or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hack — 1 verb 1 (intransitive always + adv/prep, transitive always + adv prep) to cut something into pieces roughly or violently: hack away/at etc: She hacked away at the ice, trying to make a hole. | hack sth into/through etc: We had to hack a path… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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