Definition of hackish in English:

hackish

adjective

  • Resembling or having the character of a hack writer or hack writing; amateurish; hackneyed.

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of a computer hack.

Origin

Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From hack + -ish<br>1980s; earliest use found in Usenet (newsgroups). From hack + -ish.

Pronunciation

hackish

/ˈhakɪʃ/