verb (hies, hieing or hying, hied)[no object, with adverbial of direction] archaic
Go quickly: I hied down to New Orleans I hied me to a winehouse
More example sentences
- Next day I hied off to Newport, always a busy spot.
- We hied back to our hotel, where we took refuge under the veranda of the beachfront bar and watched the rain beat down.
- If you're in London and haven't been to Borough Market before, hie thee hence when you get a spare moment… it's a true foodies heaven.
Middle English: from Old English hīgian 'strive, pant', of unknown origin.
Words that rhyme with hieally, Altai, apply, assai, awry, ay, aye, Baha'i, belie, bi, Bligh, buy, by, bye, bye-bye, chi, Chiangmai, Ciskei, comply, cry, Cy, Dai, defy, deny, Di, die, do-or-die, dry, Dubai, dye, espy, eye, fie, fly, forbye, fry, Frye, goodbye (US goodby), guy, hereby, hi, high, I, imply, I-spy, July, kai, lie, lye, Mackay, misapply, my, nearby, nigh, Nye, outfly, passer-by, phi, pi, pie, ply, pry, psi, Qinghai, rai, rely, rocaille, rye, scry, serai, shanghai, shy, sigh, sky, Skye, sky-high, sly, spin-dry, spry, spy, sty, Sukhotai, supply, Tai, Thai, thereby, thigh, thy, tie, Transkei, try, tumble-dry, underlie, Versailles, Vi, vie, whereby, why, wry, Wye, xi, Xingtai, Yantai
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