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- n. Plural form of hackie.
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There were scores of Pataki hackies, Daniel Wiese formerly of NYPA, being one prime example.
We arrived at two-thirty - how laughably naïve of us - and stood giving hackies at the nearest under-occupying couple for the best part of two hours before we accepted the stalemate everyone else was too polite to point out to us.
A hackney once signified "a horse or carriage for hire," which is why cab drivers in New York are sometimes called hackies.