from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To lift; to tug or pull upwards.
  • v. To raise or increase sharply.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. pull up
  • v. increase


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  • She had on one of those real good bandeaus that hike up your tits when they look like they're just shoving them back. "

    Calde of the Long Sun

  • “Shall we hike up Granby Hill and look at Mr. Goldney’s grotto?”

    Morgan’s Run

  • Resting in the seats, the women filled their water bottles and drank up, rehydrating after the tiring hike up the West Fork.

    127 Hours

  • They kept to the left at the Y, passing the Nike missile site, then circled around the conference center and the path leading to the lighthouse, finally pulling in across from the entrance to the DuMaurier battery, at the top of the hill they had been required to hike up the week before.

    The Beekeeper's Apprentice

  • There was, on another day, a family hike up to a cliffside chapel in Breglia, recommended by the kind woman in Menaggios tourist information office; and another to a church where Mary was said to have appeared; and another, with Harold, along a narrow path above a river, past the ruins of a 250-year-old iron factory in the pasture behind la Barcola.

    The Italian Summer


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