Pronunciation: (hak'ur), [key]
1. a person or thing that hacks.
2. Slang.a person who engages in an activity without talent or skill: weekend hackers on the golf course.
3. Computers Slang.
a. a computer enthusiast.
b. a microcomputer user who attempts to gain unauthorized access to proprietary computer systems.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.