life hack

noun
Updated on: 28 Feb 2018

Definition of life hack

informal
: a usually simple and clever tip or technique for accomplishing some familiar task more easily and efficiently
  • "Life hacks," as they are known, are all about eliminating life's manifold frustrations in simple and deliciously clever ways. The best involve tricks that are free, efficient and stunningly obvious in retrospect, deploying household items (like the humble toilet roll) for purposes beyond their wildest aspirations.
  • —Michael Koziol

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2004

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