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hike

Synonyms of hike in English:

noun

  • a 21-mile hike on the North Yorkshire Moors
    walk, trek, tramp, trudge, traipse, slog, footslog, plod, march, journey on foot;
    ramble, wander, stroll
    British informal yomp
    [Antonyms] drive
  • Phrases

    take a hike

    1
    North American informal
    he essentially told them to take a hike
    go away, get out, leave;
    be off with you!, shoo!, make yourself scarce!, on your way!
    informal beat it, push off, clear off, clear out, shove off, scram, scoot, skedaddle, buzz off
    British informal hop it, sling your hook
    Australian/New Zealand informal rack off
    North American informal bug off
    South African informal voetsak, hamba
    vulgar slang piss off, bugger off
    archaic begone

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  • they hiked across the moors for miles
    walk, go on foot, trek, tramp, trudge, traipse, slog, footslog, plod, march;
    informal hoof it, leg it, take Shanks's pony
    British informal yomp, trog
    rare peregrinate, perambulate
    [Antonyms] drive
  • Phrases

    hike something up

    1
  • 1 Roy hiked up his trousers to reveal his socks
    hitch up, pull up, jerk up, lift, raise, hoist
    informal yank up
    [Antonyms] pull down
  • 2 the government hiked up the price of milk by 40 per cent
    increase, raise, up, put up, mark up, push up, make higher, inflate
    informal jack up, bump up
    dated advance
    [Antonyms] lower
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