Definition of hike verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    hike

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//haɪk//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they hike
     
    he / she / it hikes
     
    past simple hiked
     
    -ing form hiking
     
     
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  1. 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. 2 [intransitive] go hiking to spend time hiking for pleasure If the weather's good, we'll go hiking this weekend.
  3. 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%.
  4. Phrasal Verbshike somethingup
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: hike

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