Main definitions of hackery in US English:

: hackery1hackery2

hackery1

noun

informal
  • 1The action or practice of gaining unauthorized access to data in a system or computer.

    ‘a gambler won $32 million at a casino, thanks to a little network hackery carried out by accomplices’
    1. 1.1 Quick or rough programming.
      ‘since there is no proper API, I used some good old-fashioned hackery to get the job done’

Pronunciation

hackery

/ˈhakərē//ˈhækəri/

Main definitions of hackery in US English:

: hackery1hackery2

hackery2

noun

  • Unoriginal writing, especially journalism, of substandard quality.

    ‘every article is a piece of political hackery’

Pronunciation

hackery

/ˈhakərē//ˈhækəri/