Hike Hike, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hiked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hiking}.] [Cf. {Hitch}.] 1. To move with a swing, toss, throw, jerk, or the like. [Dial. or Colloq.] [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. To raise with a quick movement. [PJC]

3. To raise (a price) quickly or significantly in a single step. They hiked gasoline prices twenty cents in less than a week. [PJC]

4. (Football) To pass (the ball) from the center to the quarterback at the start of the play; to {snap} (the ball). [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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