hack around

hack around

Inf. to waste time. I'm just hacking around and doing nothing. Stop hacking around and get to work.
See also: around, hack

hack around

in. to waste time. I wanted to hack around for a year after college, but my finances disagreed.
See also: around, hack
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He had a lovely hack around," said jockey Joe Tizzard after the 2m6f novice chase.
Encrypt your data Even if you require a password to use your smartphone, a thief can theoretically plug the device into a computer and hack around to take a look at your data.
If you like it so much that you're willing to do a hack around a URL just to get a peek under our dress a[bar] eventually you're going to give us some money," he reportedly said, among other delightful quotables, including a jab at Andrew Sullivan, which can be found(ontent.
He told his blog: ''I think that before George's little hack around Exeter I would've been quite happy to miss Cheltenham and head to Aintree.
He told his blog: "I think that before George's little hack around Exeter I would've been quite happy to miss Cheltenham and head to Aintree.
The riders then chose one of two planned routes to join for a fun-filled spooky hack around the country lanes.
Kraft Foods has disclosed that it would most likely to hack around 300 jobs from its Port Elizabeth Cadbury plant.
They can also hack around the UAC protection of Windows Vista/Win7 or elevate the privilege on a server website to take control of the vulnerability network server, and directly threaten the information security of government, enterprises, Internet bars and PC users.
She did wear a hat for events but not just for a hack around the block," he said.
The first was my choice, a half hour hack around the grounds on horse back.
We went for a one-hour hack around the gently undulating countryside (pounds 32 per hour), one of the best ways to appreciate its beauty.
As you hack around on your way to a double-bogey, console yourself by remembering that this hole is a great place to observe deer.
Champion Hurdle hopeful Harchibald, centre, and two other horses from Noel Meade's stables take an early morning hack around the gallops at Cheltenham PICTURE: Getty Images
But hack around a municipal course wearing shorts above the knee and you run the risk of being hounded out of this great and glorious game for ever.
He needs to hack around your firewall, or park in front of your headquarters and try to find an open access point that's not secured.