Definición de hike en inglés:


Saltos de línea: hike
Pronunciación: /hʌɪk


  • 2A sharp increase, especially in price or cost: fears of a hike in interest rates
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    • That means the economy has expanded by 2.7%, but it is all due to inflation, and a hike in the cost of goods and services.
    • The project hit a road block soon after the Assembly elections, when the contractor stopped the work, demanding a hike in the project cost.
    • BDA terminated the contract as the contractor failed to meet deadlines, besides demanding a hike in the estimated cost.


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  • 2 [with object] Pull or lift up (something, especially clothing): Roy hiked up his trousers to reveal his socks
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    • Her flowing skirt was hiked up in back with just a hint of a bustle.
    • Her skirt was hiked up so far most of her underwear was visible, and her shirt was half torn.
    • I could just tell her skirt was hiked up a little too far.
    hitch up, pull up, jerk up, lift, raise, hoist
    informal yank up
  • 2.1Increase (something, especially a price) sharply: the government hiked up the price of milk by 40 per cent
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    • As long as ticket prices are not hiked up to support a ridiculous pay structure of players then I am happy.
    • Tax increases hiked the prices of tobacco and some luxury goods.
    • So while hiking the cover price may increase subscription revenue, it may well do so to the overall financial detriment of the paper.
    increase, raise, up, put up, mark up, push up, make higher, inflate
    informal jack up, bump up
    dated advance


take a hike

[usually in imperative] informal , chiefly North American Go away (used as an expression of irritation or annoyance).
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  • 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!
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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  • The majority of North Shore Rescue's time is spent looking for missing hikers and cyclists who travel out of bounds.
  • The Frearsons are always pleased to allow access to their land for responsible ramblers and hikers.
  • He added frequently lost hikers can travel much farther than people think they can.


early 19th century (originally dialect, as a verb): of unknown origin.

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