noun \ˈhak-ˌs\

: a saw used for cutting metal

Full Definition of HACKSAW

:  a fine-tooth saw with a blade under tension in a frame that is used for cutting hard materials (as metal)
hacksaw verb

Illustration of HACKSAW

First Known Use of HACKSAW



Next Word in the Dictionary: hackster
Previous Word in the Dictionary: hacks
All Words Near: hacksaw

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up hacksaw? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More