plural of hacker
as in crackers
a person who illegally gains access to a computer system and sometimes tampers with its information the company's security experts spent days trying to figure out how a hacker could have gotten past the firewall

Synonyms & Similar Words


Antonyms & Near Antonyms


Thesaurus Entries Near hackers

Cite this Entry

“Hackers.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hackers. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

More from Merriam-Webster on hackers

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!