hacked off; hacking off; hacks off
Definition of hack off
1 : to cut (something) off in a rough and violent way She used an ax to hack the dead branch off (the tree).
2 informal : to make (someone) angry and annoyed It really hacks me off to see people treated so unfairly.
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