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noun [countable] hacker pronunciation in British English /ˈhækə(r)/
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  1. someone who uses a computer to connect to other people’s computers secretly and often illegally, so that they can find or change information

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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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