hackathon

[ hak-uh-thon ]
/ ˈhæk əˌθɒn /

noun Digital Technology.

a usually competitive event in which people work in groups on software or hardware projects, with the goal of creating a functioning product by the end of the event: At the hackathon our team produced an app that helps you monitor your sleeping habits.

Nearby words

  1. hack board,
  2. hack hammer,
  3. hack house,
  4. hack off,
  5. hackamore,
  6. hackberry,
  7. hackbut,
  8. hackbuteer,
  9. hackensack,
  10. hacker

Origin of hackathon

1995–2000; hack1 + -athon

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