- 1 [intransitive, transitive] to go for a long walk in the country, especially for pleasure sturdy boots for hiking over rough terrain hike something to hike the Rockies
- 2 [intransitive] go hiking to spend time hiking for pleasure If the weather's good, we'll go hiking this weekend.
- 3 [transitive] hike something (up) to increase prices, taxes, etc. suddenly by large amounts The state hiked up the price of gas by over 40%. Phrasal Verbshike somethingup
NAmE//haɪk//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they hike
he / she / it hikes
past simple hiked
-ing form hiking