hackette

noun

informal, derogatory a female journalist

Nearby words

  1. hackbut,
  2. hackbuteer,
  3. hackensack,
  4. hacker,
  5. hackery,
  6. hackie,
  7. hacking,
  8. hacking jacket,
  9. hackle,
  10. hackle fly

Word Origin for hackette

C20: from hack ² (sense 6) + -ette

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