Hike v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hiked p. pr. & vb. n. Hiking.]
1. To move with a swing, toss, throw, jerk, or the like. [Dial. or Colloq.]
Hike v. i.
1. To hike one's self; specif., to go with exertion or effort; to tramp; to march laboriously. [Dial. or Colloq.] “If you persist in heaving and hiking like this.”
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.
1. The act of hiking.
With every hike there's a few laid out with their hands crossed. --Scribner's Mag.
n 1: a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure [syn: tramp]
2: an increase in cost; "they asked for a 10% rise in rates"
[syn: rise, boost, cost increase]
3: the amount a salary is increased; "he got a 3% raise"; "he
got a wage hike" [syn: raise, rise, wage hike, wage
increase, salary increase]
v 1: increase; "The landlord hiked up the rents" [syn: hike up,
2: walk a long way, as for pleasure or physical exercise; "We
were hiking in Colorado"; "hike the Rockies"