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hack·ney

 (hăk′nē)
n. pl. hack·neys
1. often Hackney A horse of a breed developed in England, having a gait characterized by pronounced flexion of the knee.
2. A trotting horse suited for routine riding or driving; a hack.
3. A coach or carriage for hire.
tr.v. hack·neyed, hack·ney·ing, hack·neys
1. To cause to become banal and trite through overuse.
2. To hire out; let.
adj.
1. Banal; trite.
2. Having been hired.

[Middle English hakenei, probably after Hakenei, Hackney, a borough of London, England, where such horses were raised.]

hackney

(ˈhæknɪ)
n
1. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) a compact breed of harness horse with a high-stepping trot
2. (Automotive Engineering)
a. a coach or carriage that is for hire
b. (as modifier): a hackney carriage.
3. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) a popular term for hack21
vb
(tr; usually passive) to make commonplace and banal by too frequent use
[C14: probably after Hackney, where horses were formerly raised; sense 4 meaning derives from the allusion to a weakened hired horse]
ˈhackneyism n

Hackney

(ˈhæknɪ)
n
(Placename) a borough of NE Greater London: formed in 1965 from the former boroughs of Shoreditch, Stoke Newington, and Hackney; nearby are Hackney Marshes, the largest recreation ground in London. Pop: 208 400 (2003 est). Area: 19 sq km (8 sq miles)

hack•ney

(ˈhæk ni)

n., pl. -neys,
adj., v. n.
1. a carriage for hire; cab.
2. a horse used for ordinary riding or driving.
3. (cap.) one of an English breed of horses having a high-stepping gait.
adj.
4. let out, employed, or done for hire.
v.t.
5. to make trite, common, or stale by frequent use.
6. to use as a hackney.
[1300–50; Middle English hakeney]
hack′ney•ism, n.

Hack•ney

(ˈhæk ni)

n.
a borough of Greater London. 187,400.

hackney


Past participle: hackneyed
Gerund: hackneying

Imperative
hackney
hackney
Present
I hackney
you hackney
he/she/it hackneys
we hackney
you hackney
they hackney
Preterite
I hackneyed
you hackneyed
he/she/it hackneyed
we hackneyed
you hackneyed
they hackneyed
Present Continuous
I am hackneying
you are hackneying
he/she/it is hackneying
we are hackneying
you are hackneying
they are hackneying
Present Perfect
I have hackneyed
you have hackneyed
he/she/it has hackneyed
we have hackneyed
you have hackneyed
they have hackneyed
Past Continuous
I was hackneying
you were hackneying
he/she/it was hackneying
we were hackneying
you were hackneying
they were hackneying
Past Perfect
I had hackneyed
you had hackneyed
he/she/it had hackneyed
we had hackneyed
you had hackneyed
they had hackneyed
Future
I will hackney
you will hackney
he/she/it will hackney
we will hackney
you will hackney
they will hackney
Future Perfect
I will have hackneyed
you will have hackneyed
he/she/it will have hackneyed
we will have hackneyed
you will have hackneyed
they will have hackneyed
Future Continuous
I will be hackneying
you will be hackneying
he/she/it will be hackneying
we will be hackneying
you will be hackneying
they will be hackneying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hackneying
you have been hackneying
he/she/it has been hackneying
we have been hackneying
you have been hackneying
they have been hackneying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hackneying
you will have been hackneying
he/she/it will have been hackneying
we will have been hackneying
you will have been hackneying
they will have been hackneying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hackneying
you had been hackneying
he/she/it had been hackneying
we had been hackneying
you had been hackneying
they had been hackneying
Conditional
I would hackney
you would hackney
he/she/it would hackney
we would hackney
you would hackney
they would hackney
Past Conditional
I would have hackneyed
you would have hackneyed
he/she/it would have hackneyed
we would have hackneyed
you would have hackneyed
they would have hackneyed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hackney - a carriage for hirehackney - a carriage for hire      
carriage, equipage, rig - a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses
four-wheeler - a hackney carriage with four wheels
remise - an expensive or high-class hackney
2.hackney - a compact breed of harness horse
harness horse - horse used for pulling vehicles
Translations
عَرَبَة أُجْرَه
drožkataxi
taxi
leigubíll
īrēti rati/taksometrs

hackney

(ˈhӕkni) : hackney carriage/cab noun
a taxi.