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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 for "hacker":

    hackers, pirate, infiltrator, intruder, hacking

How to pronounce hacker?

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How to use hacker in a sentence?

  1. Nick Selby:

    Remember, this isn’t the first time Sony has been brought to its knees by a hacker group. In 2011, hackers took down Sony’s PlayStation Network for 23 days, sony Pictures has royally P.O.’d someone, and if they make it their mission to sink Sony, it’s possible they could do it. A company of their size can withstand this type of hit once, but not three, four, five times in a row.

  2. Jen Psaki:

    In response to our request, Hillary Clinton provided State Department with emails spanning Hillary Clinton time at State Department, after State Department reviewed those emails, we produced about 300 emails responsive to recent requests from the Select Committee. The New York Times also reported that Clinton's personal email account was discovered by Gowdy's House committee when State -- through Hillary Clinton -- provided those emails to the committee. However, Gawker reported in 2013, based on emails obtained by a Romanian hacker named.

  3. Aaron Brantly:

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

  4. Jeremy Greene:

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

  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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