Definition of hackfest in English:

hackfest

Pronunciation /ˈhakˌfest/ /ˈhækˌfɛst/

noun

  • 1informal An event or gathering dedicated to sharing information about computer programming and software development.

    • ‘an annual computer hackfest in Vancouver’
  • 2informal A period of frenzied violence, particularly in a film, book, or video game.

    • ‘a gruesome hackfest’
    1. 2.1A sporting event involving rough play or an excessive number of fouls.
      • ‘you just know before the game starts that it's going to be a hackfest’