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lifehack

or life-hack, life hack

[ lahyf-hak ]

noun

  1. Informal. a tip, trick, or efficient method for doing or managing a day-to-day task or activity; a hack:

    a lifehack for overcoming social anxiety;

    a computer programmer's best lifehacks.



lifehack

/ ˈlaɪfˌhæk /

noun

  1. any procedure or action that solves a problem, simplifies a task, reduces frustration, etc, in one's everyday life


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Derived Forms

  • ˈlifeˌhacker, noun
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Word History and Origins

Origin of lifehack1

life + hack 1 (in the sense “a tip or trick to do something well”)
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Word History and Origins

Origin of lifehack1

C21: by extension from the computing sense of hack , meaning to manipulate a computer program in a skilful and often creative manner

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