hackman

[ hak-muh n, -man ]
/ ˈhæk mən, -ˌmæn /

noun, plural hack·men [hak-muh n, -men] /ˈhæk mən, -ˌmɛn/.

the driver of a hack or taxi.

RELATED WORDS


Nearby words

  1. hackle,
  2. hackle fly,
  3. hackleback,
  4. hackles,
  5. hackly,
  6. hackmatack,
  7. hackney,
  8. hackney coach,
  9. hackneyed,
  10. hacksaw

Origin of hackman

An Americanism dating back to 1790–1800; hack2 + man1

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Hackman

/ (ˈhækmən) /

noun

Gene. born 1930, US film actor; his films include The French Connection (1971), Mississippi Burning (1988), Absolute Power (1997), and The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
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