Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Bengal, a rude two-wheeled cart drawn by oxen, used by the natives for the transport of goods, etc.
- n. In western India and Ceylon, a light covered vehicle drawn by small oxen, for the transportation of passengers.
- n. slang Advocacy of a position when motivated by political allegiance, public relations interests, or for other reasons considered crass compared to personal conviction.
- n. obsolete A two-wheeled cart used in Asia.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Bengal A cart with wooden wheels, drawn by bullocks.
- Hindi (Wiktionary)
“You got yourself, because your hackery is self-evident.”
“Geokstr, did you page Hans, or ias this simply the new low in hackery?”
“An embarrassing but relatively minor incident of low-rent political hackery is probably the most flattering light that can be cast upon McDonnell at this point.”
“The universal incredulity of the hackery is palpable even through the dead medium of television.”
“You only call it hackery because you want America to lose!”
“Lott wastes some good data and arguments by engaging in hackery and peddling falsehoods, distortions and lies.”
“Your hackery is still hackery, even if it doesn’t correspond with some conventional definition of party identity.”
“Bass’s primo piece of artistic hackery is that famous Bob Dylan poster he did circa 1970 – it features all those colors radiating around a silhouette of Dylan.”
“That is partly true, but I think that the best-seller list tends to be larded with ideological hackery, which is a less uplifting market.”
“On the third day I took the road north-east towards Jhansi, travelling in good style by bullock-hackery, which is just a great wooden room on wheels, in which you have your bed and eat your meals, and your groom and cook and bearer squat on the roof.”
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