Dictionary.com

hackwork

[ hak-wurk ]
/ ˈhækˌwɜrk /
Save This Word!

noun

writing, painting, or any professional work done for hire and usually following a formula rather than being motivated by any creative impulse.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON THE 12 TYPES OF VERB TENSES!

Loosen up your grammar muscles because it’s time to test your knowledge on verb tenses!
Question 1 of 6
The verb tenses can be split into which 3 primary categories?

Meet Grammar Coach

Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing

Meet Grammar Coach

Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of hackwork

First recorded in 1850–55; hack2 + work
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use hackwork in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for hackwork

hackwork
/ (ˈhækˌwɜːk) /

noun

undistinguished literary work produced to order
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK