Definition of hack someone off in English:

hack someone off

phrasal verb

informal
  • Annoy or infuriate someone.

    • ‘Car culture per se puts my teeth on edge, but TV ads for cars tend to be part of the more visible opinion formation/reflection mechanism and hence hack me off.’
    • ‘Is it me or does it hack you off when some nobody scoots off with our claret jug?’
    • ‘I had no business bidding anyway and it's better I lost, but the winner, a woman with money who's cornered the memorabilia market, hacks me off all the same.’
    • ‘When they did manage to win against us, they were so arrogant with their parading round the ground, it hacked us off.’
    • ‘The Government is hacked off that people are not very grateful.’
    • ‘If someone hacks me off now I have to tell them, because resentment leads to anxiety which leads to depression.’
    • ‘Congratulations - not only have you lost a regular customer, you've also hacked him off enough that he'll tell all his friends and colleagues not to use them.’
    • ‘And for those of us who'd want a game to show some semblance of purity, perhaps a little self-restraint, at least a touch of professionalism, does this deepening morass hack you off?’
    • ‘It's the smug exclamation mark that really hacks me off.’
    • ‘But really the only winners were the French and they were hacked off with the English weather, especially when they eventually reached Carlisle.’
    • ‘Casablanca is often called the finest Hollywood film of all time, which has always really hacked me off, I've never highly rated the thing.’
    • ‘It's an important issue for us women, and for a man, any man, to feel uncomfortable about her discussing it hacks her off.’
    • ‘Okay, I'm a country gal and sometimes stuff hacks me off.’
    • ‘Well, there was a whole heap of hacks and they were hacked off for a whole heap of reasons.’
    • ‘‘It's beginning to really hack me off,’ she confesses.’
    annoy, irritate, vex, make angry, make cross, anger, exasperate, irk, gall, pique, put out, displease, get someone's back up, put someone's back up, antagonize, get on someone's nerves, rub up the wrong way, ruffle, ruffle someone's feathers, make someone's hackles rise, raise someone's hackles
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