WORD OF THE DAY
Hackathon
HAK-ə-thahn
Part of speech: noun
Origin: English, 1990s
1

An event, typically lasting several days, in which a large number of people meet to engage in collaborative computer programming.

Examples of Hackathon in a sentence

“The coding summer camp always ended with a big hackathon and party before parents arrived.”

“The hackathon competitors got to submit their ideas to a group of investors at the end of the week.”