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hackman

(ˈhækˌmæn)
n, pl -men
(Professions) US a taxi driver

Hackman

(ˈhækmən)
n
(Biography) Gene. born 1930, US film actor; his films include The French Connection (1971), Mississippi Burning (1988), Absolute Power (1997), and The Royal Tenenbaums (2001)
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She sat with grim determination, upright as a darning-needle stuck in a board, holding on her bundle of umbrella and parasols, and replying with a determination that was enough to strike dismay even into a hackman, wondering to Eva, in each interval, "what upon earth her papa could be thinking of; he couldn't have fallen over, now,--but something must have happened;"--and just as she had begun to work herself into a real distress, he came up, with his usually careless motion, and giving Eva a quarter of the orange he was eating, said,
All this passed in a moment, while trunks were being hustled off, hackman paid, and while a crowd, of all ages and sizes,--men, women, and children,--came running through the galleries, both above and below to see Mas'r come in.
Clare turned round from paying the hackman, there was nobody in view but Mr.
He calls a hack when you want one; puts you into it; tells the driver whither to take you; receives you like a long-lost child when you return; sends you about your business, does all the quarreling with the hackman himself, and pays him his money out of his own pocket.
A kind of hackman general seemed to have the whole matter of transportation in his hands.
One of the most remarkable aspects of Gene Hackman's emergence to be one of the major actors of his generation is that there is no such thing as a Gene Hackman role.
Hackman has been elected to the Children's Home Society of Florida's Board of Directors Intercoastal Division.
GENE HACKMAN IN HEIST Gene Hackman puts in a career-capping performance (he'd retire from acting altogether a few years later) as a wily bank robber who decides to jack in his life of crime after a botched break-in results in him being identified on CCTV.
2 2 THE ROYAL TENENBAUMS (2001) GENE HACKMAN might not play a great father or husband in this kooky fare, but there's no denying the positive effect he has on his grieving grandson.
2 2 T| ROYAL TENENBAUMS (2001) GENE HACKMAN might not play a great father or husband in this kooky fare, but there's no denying the positive effect he has on his grieving grandson.
Talking to the Lancaster 4-H members who gathered after the official ceremony, Hackman quizzed them on what the dam would create.
Pacino and Gene Hackman are gloriously cast as a pair of drifters.