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Synonyms for hacker
ˈhæk ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hacker(noun)

    someone who plays golf poorly

    Synonyms:
    drudge, cyberpunk, cyber-terrorist, hack

  2. hacker, cyber-terrorist, cyberpunk(noun)

    a programmer who breaks into computer systems in order to steal or change or destroy information as a form of cyber-terrorism

    Synonyms:
    drudge, cyberpunk, cyber-terrorist, hack

  3. hacker(noun)

    a programmer for whom computing is its own reward; may enjoy the challenge of breaking into other computers but does no harm

    "true hackers subscribe to a code of ethics and look down upon crackers"

    Synonyms:
    drudge, cyberpunk, cyber-terrorist, hack

  4. hack, drudge, hacker(noun)

    one who works hard at boring tasks

    Synonyms:
    nag, navvy, ward-heeler, galley slave, taxi, plug, literary hack, hack, peon, cyberpunk, political hack, machine politician, cyber-terrorist, taxicab, cab, hack writer, drudge, jade

Editors Contribution

  1. modder

    a person who manipulates computer software or creates an advantage over other server users.

    he's a hacker.

    Submitted by Artemis on April 12, 2019  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    hackers, pirate, infiltrator, intruder, hacking

How to use hacker in a sentence?

  1. Jeremy Greene:

    The hacker said, ‘Look, I’m actually helping you. I’m putting your music out into the world,’.

  2. Aaron Brantly:

    Changing your password will just add one more roadblock to a potential hacker getting into your system.

  3. Lauren Saunders:

    You are still outside the provision about giving someone an access device because you didn't give the hacker permission.

  4. Alex Holden:

    We have no claim to this information because we just retrieved it from the hacker and are sharing it with the community.

  5. Erik Vollebregt:

    The more information, the easier identity theft is and the more valuable the profiles that the hacker can sell to third parties.

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#24129nag
#25036drudge
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#49423taxicab
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