hiking


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hike

 (hīk)
v. hiked, hik·ing, hikes
v.intr.
1. To go on an extended walk for pleasure or exercise, especially in a natural setting.
2. To rise, especially to rise upward out of place: My coat had hiked up in the back.
v.tr.
1. To travel over on foot for pleasure or exercise: hiked the Appalachian Trail.
2. To increase or raise in amount, especially abruptly: shopkeepers who hiked their prices for the tourist trade.
3. To pull or raise with a sudden motion; hitch: hiked myself onto the stone wall; hiked up her knee socks.
4. Football To snap (the ball).
n.
1. A long walk or march: went for a hike to the lake.
2. An often abrupt increase or rise: a price hike.
3. Football See snap.
Phrasal Verb:
hike out Nautical
To sit and lean backward or be suspended beyond the high side of a heeling sailboat in order to counterbalance the heel.
Idiom:
take a hike Slang
To leave because one's presence is unwanted. Often used in the imperative.

[Origin unknown.]

hik′er n.

hiking

(ˈhaɪkɪŋ)
n
the sporting or leisure activity of going for long, often strenuous, walks in the country
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hiking - a long walk usually for exercise or pleasurehiking - a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure; "she enjoys a hike in her spare time"
walk - the act of walking somewhere; "he took a walk after lunch"
trudge - a long difficult walk
Translations
chození po horáchpěší turistika
fjeldvandringvandring
mäkikävelypatikoiminen
pješačenješetanje po brdima
ハイキングヒルウォーキング
언덕 산책하이킹
bergsvandringfotvandring
การเดินเขาการเดินทางไกลในชนบท
đi bộ lên đồisự đi bộ đường dài

hiking

[ˈhaɪkɪŋ] Nexcursionismo m (a pie)
to go hikingir de excursión a pie

hiking

[ˈhaɪkɪŋ] n
(as leisure activity)randonnée fhiking boots nplchaussures fpl de randonnéehiking trail n (mainly US, Australian)piste f de randonnée

hiking

nWandern nt

hiking

التَنَزُّهُ بَيـنَ الـمُرتَفَعَاتِ, تَـجَوُّلٌ فِي الرِّيفِ chození po horách, pěší turistika fjeldvandring, vandring Bergwandern, Wandern πεζοπορία, πεζοπορία σε λόφο excursionismo, senderismo mäkikävely, patikoiminen randonnée, randonnée en basse montagne pješačenje, šetanje po brdima escursionismo, passeggiata in collina ハイキング, ヒルウォーキング 언덕 산책, 하이킹 bergwandelen, lopen fjelltur, lang fottur wędrowanie, wędrówka górska caminhada em morro, caminhada longa, caminhada nas montanhas горный поход, туризм bergsvandring, fotvandring การเดินเขา, การเดินทางไกลในชนบท tepelere tırmanma, yürüyüş đi bộ lên đồi, sự đi bộ đường dài 山地行走, 徒步旅行

hiking

n senderismo
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