Definitions of hacker:
  • noun:   a programmer for whom computing is its own reward; may enjoy the challenge of breaking into other computers but does no harm
    Example: "True hackers subscribe to a code of ethics and look down upon crackers"
  • noun:   someone who plays golf poorly
  • noun:   a programmer who breaks into computer systems in order to steal or change or destroy information as a form of cyber-terrorism
  • noun:   one who works hard at boring tasks
  • name:  A surname (common: 1 in 20000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #2313)

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