hiker


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hiker - a foot travelerhiker - a foot traveler; someone who goes on an extended walk (for pleasure)
backpacker, packer - a hiker who wears a backpack
pedestrian, footer, walker - a person who travels by foot

hiker

noun walker, rambler, backpacker, wayfarer, hillwalker There are plenty of public huts to protect hikers from the elements.
Translations
مُتَجَوِّلمُتَنَزِّه سيرا على الأقْدام، مُتَجَوِّل
pěší turistaturista
vandrer
vaeltaja
šetač
göngukappi
ハイカー
들판을 걷는 사람
popotnik
vandrare
คนที่ไปเดินในชนบท
avarekır yürüyüşçüsü
người đi dạo

hiker

[ˈhaɪkəʳ] Nexcursionista mf

hiker

[ˈhaɪkər] nrandonneur/euse m/f

hiker

nWanderer m, → Wanderin f

hiker

[ˈhaɪkəʳ] nescursionista m/f

hike

(haik) noun
a long walk, usually in the country. twenty-mile hike.
verb
to go on a hike or hikes. He has hiked all over Britain.
ˈhiker noun

hiker

مُتَجَوِّل pěší turista vandrer Wanderer πεζοπόρος excursionista vaeltaja randonneur šetač escursionista ハイカー 들판을 걷는 사람 wandelaar vandrer wycieczkowicz caminhante турист vandrare คนที่ไปเดินในชนบท avare người đi dạo 漫步者
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