[ hwahyt hat, wahyt ]
/ ˈʰwaɪt ˈhæt, ˈwaɪt /
a virtuous hero, especially in a cowboy movie; good guy.
Digital Technology. a hacker who violates the security of a system with the knowledge and consent of the owner or developer in order to test the code, without malicious intent.
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From POTUS To FLOTUS: A Full (White) House Of AcronymsThe faster we move, the more abbreviations and assorted acronyms we use, and when it comes to talking about the folks who reside at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue—otherwise known as the White House—there are plenty of acronyms to choose from.
likable, amiable, easygoing, charming, pleasant, attractive, affable, gregarious, aces, agreeable, nice, okay, pleasing, presentable, sweetheart, winning
- white gold,
- white goods,
- white guilt,
- white gum,
- white hake,
- white heat,
- white hole,
- white hope,
- white horse,
- white house
Compare black hat.
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Examples from the Web for white hat
I casually looked round, and saw "White-hat" wink at-an officer, and point significantly to my handkerchief.
And so saying, he of the white-hat and jeans coat stepped forward to the bar, and placed a couple of dollars upon the counter.The Quadroon|Mayne Reid
- a computer hacker who is hired by an organization to undertake nonmalicious hacking work in order to discover computer-security flaws
- (as modifier)a white-hat hacker Compare black hat
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