To move with a swing, toss, throw, jerk, or the like.
- To go on an extended walk for pleasure or exercise.
- To rise, especially to rise upward out of place: My coat had hiked up in the back.
- To increase or raise in amount, especially abruptly: shopkeepers who hiked their prices for the tourist trade.
- To pull or raise with a sudden motion; hitch: hiked myself onto the stone wall; hiked up her knee socks.
- Football To snap (the ball).
- A long walk or march.
- An often abrupt increase or rise: a price hike.
- Football See snap.
- hike out Nautical To sit facing the sail and lean far backward and over the side of a heeling sailboat in order to counterbalance the heel.
- take a hike Slang To leave because one's presence is unwanted. Often used in the imperative.