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  • n. Alternative spelling of hacker.
  • n. leetspeak
  • v. to hack.


haxor as a leet spelling of hacker became so common an example of leetspeak that haxor became synonymous with leet in this context. The verb sense of haxor derived from the leet spelling, probably due to "hax" not sounding like a verb. (Wiktionary)


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