A combanation of "hack" and "tackle" which defines an over zealous challenge in football/soccer.
"Oh Dear, that chap seems to have been badly hackled there, look here Ref send that unsporting ruffian off."
by palacejester December 29, 2004
The feathers in the neck of a dominating cock or a so called rooster.
Cock-a-doodle-doo!!!
Woah that rooster must have fucking large and long hackles in its neck:O
by ChrisO'Neat May 12, 2010
The,hairs, spines or feathers of an animal, which are raised when the creature in question is distressed.
"Suddenly there was a crash downstairs,I thought it was a freaking burglar!it turned out it was the darn cat,I had my hackles up over nothing!"
by Scarlo September 04, 2008
The hair on the back of your neck.
"Don't get your hackles up."
i.e. "Don't get your panties in a bunch"
by The Office IT Department May 22, 2008
To be really irritated. Also the name of a funny webcomic.
by w00tw00t April 05, 2003
Hackle: When someone both cackles (laughs) and hacks(coughs) at the same time.
I think that dude is going to die. Do you hear his hackle? I think he's going to hackle up a lung.
by McBobberson June 01, 2009
native american mud huts
I live in a hackle
by hak-uls April 08, 2003

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