hike NOUN 1) a long walk or walking tour. 2) a sharp increase, especially in price.
VERB 1) go on a hike. 2) pull or lift up (clothing). 3) increase (a price) sharply.
take a hike — Cf. ↑take a hike
DERIVATIVES hiker noun.
ORIGIN of unknown origin.

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