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Hackney at certain epochs has given itself suburban airs and graces, before being slapped down and consigned once more to the dump bin of aborted ambition.
Iain Sinclair

Meaning of "hackney" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD HACKNEY

Probably after Hackney, where horses were formerly raised; sense 4 meaning derives from the allusion to a weakened hired horse.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF HACKNEY

hackney  [ˈhæknɪ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF HACKNEY

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Hackney is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb hackney in English.

WHAT DOES HACKNEY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Hackney

Hackney commonly refers to Hackney Central, an area of London, or the London Borough of Hackney. It may also refer to...

Definition of hackney in the English dictionary

The first definition of hackney in the dictionary is a compact breed of harness horse with a high-stepping trot. Other definition of hackney is a coach or carriage that is for hire. Hackney is also to make commonplace and banal by too frequent use.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO HACKNEY

PRESENT

Present
I hackney
you hackney
he/she/it hackneys
we hackney
you hackney
they hackney
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
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
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I hackneyed
you hackneyed
he/she/it hackneyed
we hackneyed
you hackneyed
they 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
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
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will hackney
you will hackney
he/she/it will hackney
we will hackney
you will hackney
they will hackney
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
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 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
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would hackney
you would hackney
he/she/it would hackney
we would hackney
you would hackney
they would hackney
Conditional continuous
I would be hackneying
you would be hackneying
he/she/it would be hackneying
we would be hackneying
you would be hackneying
they would be hackneying
Conditional perfect
I would have hackney
you would have hackney
he/she/it would have hackney
we would have hackney
you would have hackney
they would have hackney
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been hackneying
you would have been hackneying
he/she/it would have been hackneying
we would have been hackneying
you would have been hackneying
they would have been hackneying
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you hackney
we let´s hackney
you hackney
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to hackney
Past participle
hackneyed
Present Participle
hackneying
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH HACKNEY


acne
ˈæknɪ
antiacne
ˌæntɪˈæknɪ
Arachne
əˈræknɪ
chloracne
klɔːˈræknɪ
cockney
ˈkɒknɪ
Hockney
ˈhɒknɪ
jockney
ˈdʒɒknɪ
mockney
ˈmɒknɪ
Orkney
ˈɔːknɪ
Pinckney
ˈpɪŋknɪ
Procne
ˈprɒknɪ
pyrotechny
ˌpaɪərəʊˈteknɪ
theotechny
ˈθiːəʊˌtɛknɪ
zootechny
ˈzəʊəˌtɛknɪ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE HACKNEY

hacking
hacking coat
hacking cough
hacking jacket
hackle
hackle fly
hackler
hackles
hacklet
hackly
Hackman
hackmatack
hackmen
hackney cab
hackneyed
hackneyism
hackneyman
hacksaw
hacktivist
hackwork

WORDS THAT END LIKE HACKNEY

attorney
barney
bread and honey
chimney
Clooney
Disney
honey
journey
kidney
McCartney
money
on the money
paper money
Rodney
Romney
Rooney
Sidney
sweeney
Sydney
Whitney

Synonyms and antonyms of hackney in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «hackney» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF HACKNEY

Find out the translation of hackney to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of hackney from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «hackney» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

哈克尼
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Hackney
570 millions of speakers

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hackney
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

हैकनी
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

هاكني
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

наемный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Hackney
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ভাড়াটে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

clicher
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hackney
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Hackney
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ハックニー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

전세
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Hackney
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ngựa cho thuê
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பாரோ
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

खाच
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

binek atı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cavallo da sella
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Hackney
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

найману
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Hackney
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

hackney
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Hackney
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Hackney
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

Hackney
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of hackney

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «HACKNEY»

The term «hackney» is quite widely used and occupies the 28.136 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «HACKNEY» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «hackney» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «hackney» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about hackney

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2 QUOTES WITH «HACKNEY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word hackney.
1
Sharon Horgan
Hackney gets a bit of a bad rap, but it's the only place I've ever lived that felt like a community. I know my neighbours.
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Iain Sinclair
Hackney at certain epochs has given itself suburban airs and graces, before being slapped down and consigned once more to the dump bin of aborted ambition.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «HACKNEY»

Discover the use of hackney in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to hackney and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Making Connections: Total Body Integration Through ...
Through exercises, illustrations, and detailed anatomical drawings, this remarkable book guides the reader toward total body integration.
Peggy Hackney, 2003
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Hackney, That Rose-Red Empire: A Confidential Report
Hackney, that Rose-Red Empire is Iain Sinclair's foray into one of London's most fascinating boroughs 'As detailed and as complex as a historical map, taking the reader hither and thither with no care as to which might be the most direct ...
Iain Sinclair, 2009
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Hackney flowers
For this series Gill buried some of the base photographs under a layer of Hackney soil for a time, allowing them to erode and decompose prior to being re-photographed with the pressed materials.
Stephen Gill, 2007
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How the World Works
How The World Works is a distillation of a father's triumphs, tragedies, successes, failures, painful lessons, life experiences and inherited, multi-generational wisdom. I need you to teach me how the world works.
Douglas Hackney, 2008
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The Eti Grail: Loving Action for Eldercare
The ETi Grail provides scientifically verified details and translation of communications dispatched via three unprecedented events, two of which occurred within our atmosphere, the third occurring further out.
Thomas N. Hackney, 2012
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Hackney Downs: the school that dared to fight
This is an examination of the controversial closure of Hackney Downs School in December 1995.
Maureen O'Connor, 1999
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Professional imaginative writing in England, 1670-1740: ...
The book is divided into three sections.
Brean S. Hammond, 1997
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Television
Examines the ins and outs of the television industry, providing tips for success, an in-depth glossary of industry jargon, and an overview of the current state of the industry.
Amy Hackney Blackwell, 2010
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Borough of Bradford. Bye-laws for the regulation of hackney ...
Time at which Hacknev Oarringos shall be upon their stands Hackney Carriages to take their places on Stands in the Order of Arrival. 2.—The owner of every Licensed Carriage shall, before the same shall ply for hire, have his name painted in ...
Bradford (West Yorkshire, England). Council, 1867
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A Hackney Camera, 1883-1918: A Photographic Portrait of ...
A photographic portrait of Hackney during the last years of Queen Victoria's reign until the First World War.
‎1976

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «HACKNEY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term hackney is used in the context of the following news items.
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Met Police seize Z-Hunter 'zombie killer' knife near Hackney park
The knife was found by police in Hackney, north-east London, during an operation to find weapons and drugs stashed by gangs in public ... «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
2
Police appeal to trace 85-year old dementia sufferer
Hackney police are appealing for help to find an elderly dementia sufferer who has not been seen or heard from since he last spoke with his ... «Hackney Gazette, Jul 15»
3
'Zombie killer' knife found in bush
... from the undergrowth by Pc Alex Ware, a Walthamstow-based officer, during a street sweep routine search in Hackney last Thursday. «Hackney Gazette, Jul 15»
4
Achill man succeeds in challenge to refusal of hackney licence
A LAHL is easier and cheaper to obtain than a standard hackney or taxi licence. According to the NTA's website, they can only issue a LAHL ... «Mayo News, Jul 15»
5
Activists launch campaign to 'shut down' school dinner themed pop-up
Activists from campaign group Reclaim Hackney have launched a campaign to “shut down” a new school dinners themed pop-up restaurant. «Hackney Citizen, Jul 15»
6
Anthology to build new Hackney council homes
The new scheme forms the third phase of Hackney Council's redevelopment of the 20th century Colville Estate with 198 apartments made ... «Building.co.uk, Jul 15»
7
Stranger attack left victim with fractured face
Detectives from Hackney have released images of a man they would like to speak with in connection with a stranger attack which left the victim ... «Hackney Gazette, Jul 15»
8
Leader — Goodbye 'Destination Hackney'
But as the Tube gears up to shuttle revellers round-the-clock, Hackney Council has all-but-ascertained that London's 'coolest' borough, whose ... «Hackney Citizen, Jul 15»
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Tom Demac billed for next Phases party at Hackney Wick's Shapes
Phases is Shapes' new in-house night, and it made its debut back in May with the help of Artwork. For the second round, Aus Music's Tom ... «Mixmag, Jul 15»
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Hackney: Marijuana is not a higher power
Let us have grace whereby we may serve God acceptably, with reverence and godly fear. — Hebrews 12:28. There was a common mantra ... «Indianapolis Star, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Hackney [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/hackney>. Jun 2020 ».
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