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Hyke vs. Hike

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Hykenoun

See Haik, and Huke.

Hikenoun

A long walk.

Hikenoun

An abrupt increase.

‘The tenants were not happy with the rent hike.’;

Hikenoun

(American football) The snap of the ball to start a play.

Hikenoun

A sharp upward tug to raise something.

Hikeverb

To take a long walk for pleasure or exercise.

‘Don't forget to bring the map when we go hiking tomorrow.’;

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Hikeverb

To unfairly or suddenly raise a price.

Hikeverb

(American football) To snap the ball to start a play.

Hikeverb

(nautical) To lean out to the windward side of a sailboat in order to counterbalance the effects of the wind on the sails.

Hikeverb

To pull up or tug upwards sharply.

‘She hiked her skirt up.’;

Hikeinterjection

Let's go; get moving. A command to a dog sled team, given by a musher.

Hikeverb

To move with a swing, toss, throw, jerk, or the like.

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Hikeverb

To raise with a quick movement.

Hikeverb

To raise (a price) quickly or significantly in a single step.

Hikeverb

To pass (the ball) from the center to the quarterback at the start of the play; to snap (the ball).

Hikeverb

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.’;

Hikeverb

to take a long walk, especially for pleasure or exercise.

Hikenoun

The act of hiking.

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Hikenoun

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.’;

Hikenoun

an increase in cost, rate, etc.; as, there was a dramatic hike in gasoline prices; a hike in the interest rates.

Hikenoun

the amount a salary is increased; as, he got a wage hike.

Hikenoun

a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure

Hikenoun

an increase in cost;

‘they asked for a 10% rise in rates’;

Hikenoun

the amount a salary is increased;

‘he got a 3% raise’; ‘he got a wage hike’;

Hikeverb

increase;

‘The landlord hiked up the rents’;

Hikeverb

walk a long way, as for pleasure or physical exercise;

‘We were hiking in Colorado’; ‘hike the Rockies’;

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