Definition of Hike up

1. Verb. Pull up. "He hitched up his socks and pants"

Exact synonyms: Hitch Up
Generic synonyms: Pull



2. Verb. Increase. "The landlord hiked up the rents"
Exact synonyms: Boost, Hike
Generic synonyms: Bring Up, Elevate, Get Up, Lift, Raise
Derivative terms: Boost, Hike, Hike

Definition of Hike up

1. Verb. (idiomatic) To lift; to tug or pull upwards. ¹

2. Verb. (idiomatic) To raise or increase sharply. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hike Up

hijackable
hijacked
hijacker
hijackers
hijacking
hijackings
hijacks
hijiki
hijinks
hijinx
hijra
hijrah
hijrahs
hijras
hike
hike up (current term)
hikeathon
hikeathons
hiked
hiker
hikers
hikes
hikikomori
hiking
hikiotoshi
hikkake
hikmah
hikoi
hila
hilairite

Literary usage of Hike up

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1. The Sailor's Word-book: An Alphabetical Digest of Nautical Terms, Including by William Henry Smyth (1867)
"... hike up, To. To kidnap; to carry off by force. HILL. In use with the Anglo-Saxons. An insulated rise of the ground, usually applied to heights below ..."

2. Adventure Guide Scandinavia by Henrik Berezin (2006)
"From there you will have a two- to three-hour hike up to Kjerag. ... The hike up to Kjerag is quite demanding. It's only six km (3.6 miles) but there is ..."

3. Adventure Guide to Switzerland by Kimberley Rinker (2003)
"From St. Moritz you can the take the bus to Pontresina and then hike up or take ... From there, you can hike up to the Muottas Muragl, where you pick up the ..."

4. Bolivia by Vivien Lougheed (2006)
"The hike up to the top of the falls takes about an hour. ... From there it is an hour or two hike up the plateau to Monkey Lookout Point. ..."

5. Adventure Guide Inside Passage & Coastal Alaska by Ed Readicker-Henderson (2006)
"A hike up AB Mountain will kill a full day. It's 10 miles round-trip, and it has an elevation gain of around 5000 feet, so you'll be hurting by the top. ..."

6. Adventure Guide to the Alaska Highway by Ed Readicker-Henderson (2006)
"A hike up AB Mountain will kill a full day. It's 10 miles round-trip, and it has an elevation gain of around 5000 feet, so you'll be hurting by the top. ..."

7. British Columbia by Ed Readicker-Henderson (2004)
"They've also got a cheaper full-day hike up the Denver Trail; you take the train six miles/10 km to the trailhead, then hike back to the head of the valley, ..."

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