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- n. One who hikes, especially frequently.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An overdrawn bridle-check.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a foot traveler; someone who goes on an extended walk (for pleasure)
Sorry, no etymologies found.
In rural New England, a hiker is infected with an ancient curse days before his 10-year high school reunion.
I have walked behind goats and I have walked behing thru-hikers, and I can tell a thru-hiker is ahead by a good 1/4 mile, whereas a goat cannot be detected until you are practically touching it.
The body of a woman found on North Vancouver's Grouse Mountain has been identified as a hiker, according to RCMP.
The telemarketer got emergency services on the line and called the hiker at regular intervals to make sure he didn't lose consciousness from hypothermia.
Despite it being a carnivore, it poses no danger to passing hikers unless the hiker is a small bug.
Outdoor Geek – the kind of hiker that drinks from a camel back in his rucksack while tracing his steps with a handheld GPS
"hiker" is repeatedly delighted to find his trail passing quite easily from one peak or ascent to another over a natural connecting embankment.
A nearby hiker gave me a long look as he helped her to the ground.
A native of Minnesota, he grew up a hiker and fisherman, and guided canoe trips on the U.S.
Bauer and Fattal mimicked a similar arrangement for the release of a third American hiker at the same time last year, as Mr. Ahmadinejad was traveling to New York to address the U.N. Sarah Shourd, Mr. Bauer's fiancée, was also released on a $500,000 bail posted by the sultanate of Oman in the Persian Gulf.