Main definitions of hackish in English

: hackish1hackish2

hackish1

Pronunciation /ˈhakɪʃ/

adjective

  • Resembling or having the character of a hack writer or hack writing; amateurish; hackneyed.

Origin

Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From hack + -ish.

Main definitions of hackish in English

: hackish1hackish2

hackish2

Pronunciation /ˈhakɪʃ/

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of a computer hack.

Origin

1980s; earliest use found in Usenet (newsgroups). From hack + -ish.