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hackman

[ hak-muhn, -man ]
/ ˈhæk mən, -ˌmæn /
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noun, plural hack·men [hak-muhn, -men]. /ˈhæk mən, -ˌmɛn/.

the driver of a hack or taxi.

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Origin of hackman

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