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Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

Colloquial term for a raise in interest rates.

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hiker

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 111 words.

balalaika, biker, duiker, Formica, hiker, mica, pica, pika, piker, striker • blocker, chocker, docker, Fokker, interlocker, knocker,

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hiker

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 111 words.

balalaika, biker, duiker, Formica, hiker, mica, pica, pika, piker, striker • blocker, chocker, docker, Fokker, interlocker, knocker,

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hike

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 186 words.

alike, bike, dyke, haik, hike, kike, like, mic, mike, mislike, pike, psych, psyche, shrike, spike, strike, trike, tyke,

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hike

Edited by John Ayto.

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 32 words.

take a hike go away (used as an expression of irritation or annoyance). informal 1998 Dennis Danvers Circuit of Heaven

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hike

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 186 words.

alike, bike, dyke, haik, hike, kike, like, mic, mike, mislike, pike, psych, psyche, shrike, spike, strike, trike, tyke,

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hike (off) <i>v.</i>

Jonathon Green.

in Green's Dictionary of Slang

January 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 459 words.

1 (UK Und.) (also hike, hike out) to leave, to go home.

1728 J. Dalton Narrative

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chi-hike <i>verb</i>

Edited by John Ayto and John Simpson.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Modern Slang

January 2008; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 29 words.

To shout derisively (at); tease; barrack. 1874–. Spectator Half a dozen chi-iking louts (1962).[From obs. chi-hike

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hike

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

Colloquial term for a raise in interest rates.

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hike

Overview page. Subjects: Economics.

(Japanese).

The closing price or transaction on the Tokyo Stock Exchange. See ōbike.

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hike

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Concise Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 127 words.

meaning ‘an increase (in prices, wages, etc.)’, was first recorded in 1931 in the US and has long since spread

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