Hacker - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- a programmer for whom computing is its own reward; may enjoy the challenge of breaking into other computers but does no harm
My friends and I have been playing golf for years, but we're still just a bunch of hackers.
A hacker had managed to get into the system.
the threat of hacking and computer viruses
true hackers subscribe to a code of ethics and look down upon crackers
...tends to use too much hacker's slang when talking to coworkers about their computer problems...
Addressing the resentment toward affirmative action programs, Hacker notes...