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A term the technologically (mostly) illiterate throw around to demonstrate that they understand these newfangled computers. Formerly known as "good ideas."
A: "Did you know that if you take a shampoo bottle, pour some shampoo on your hand, and mush it into your head when you're in the shower, your hair will smell better? Lol, my favorite life hack!"
B: "Shut up."
by delroah November 01, 2013
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Together the words “life” and “hack” create a phrase that describe any hacks, tips and tricks that get things done quickly by automating, increase productivity and organizing.
I was the most disorganized person ever. A few life hacks later I get more done in a day than I used to get done in a week.
by good karma January 15, 2006
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A tool or technique that makes some aspect of one's life easier or more efficient.
Web sites now exist, where lifehacker (followers of the movement) can trade lifehacks - suggestions on how to reduce chaos and make their lives more enjoyable.
by JRob December 06, 2005
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A colloquial term for common sense that makes people feel good about their basic creativity, or lack thereof. Typically lifehacks are not all that helpful, they are simply advertised well so as to provide a false sense of improvement in the user's day to day operation.
"Check out these 7 lifehacks using only paper clips! #1: use them to hold your papers together!..."
by Vibraslap_Guru February 25, 2017
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When you try to make a simple task easier to feel or to be different. And they generally don't work anyways.
The "peeling a banana from the bottom" LifeHack is no more difficult than peeling from the top. -MikeJ.
by The Great Gas Mask Man June 05, 2016
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An action that makes simple tasks into simpler tasks
"Wow who knew putting Skittles in your irregular hole in your chest was such a life hack?"

"Who needs bowls?"
by Daddy Deegan July 19, 2018
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