v. t.1.To move with a swing, toss, throw, jerk, or the like.
[imp. & p. p. Hiked ; p. pr. & vb. n. Hiking.]
2.To raise with a quick movement.
3.To raise (a price) quickly or significantly in a single step.
4.(Football) To pass (the ball) from the center to the quarterback at the start of the play; to snap (the ball).
v. i.1.To hike one's self; specif., to go with exertion or effort; to tramp; to march laboriously.
It's hike, hike, hike (march) till you stick in the mud, and then you hike back again a little slower than you went.
- Scribner's Mag.
2.to take a long walk, especially for pleasure or exercise.
n.1.The act of hiking.
2.A long walk usually for exercise or pleasure or exercise; a tramp; a march.
With every hike there's a few laid out with their hands crossed.
- Scribner's Mag.
3.an increase in cost, rate, etc.; as, there was a dramatic hike in gasoline prices; a hike in the interest rates.
4.the amount a salary is increased; as, he got a wage hike.
Noun1.hike - a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure
Synonyms: tramp
2.hike - an increase in cost; "they asked for a 10% rise in rates"
3.Hikehike - the amount a salary is increased; "he got a 3% raise"; "he got a wage hike"
Verb1.hike - increase; "The landlord hiked up the rents"
Synonyms: boost, hike up
2.hike - walk a long way, as for pleasure or physical exercise; "We were hiking in Colorado"; "hike the Rockies"
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