• illegal access into another party's computer or internet site carried out for malevolent or fraudulent purposes or to make unauthorised amendments or just for fun (computers); chopping hit done with the edge of the hand in massage
• a hacking cough is a dry, painful cough with a harsh, unpleasant sound.
• see also hack.
• a hacking jacket is a jacket made of tweed with a slit at the bottom on either side and with slanting pockets. hacking jackets are often worn by people who go riding on horseback.