[usually in imperative] informal, chiefly North American Go away (used as an expression of irritation or annoyance).
- At the end of its first season, Carmel had a salary dispute with Señor Arnaz and took a hike - or at least, that was the official story.
- I wanna tell her to take a hike, Jack, like that guy told my dad when we went to Canada that one summer.
- What are we waiting for to tell the bankers to take a hike and become financially autonomous?
go away, get out, leave;
be off with you!, shoo!, make yourself scarce!, on your way!
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
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