from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of tyke.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Alternative spelling of tyke (mongrel dog)
- n. A boorish person.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A tick. See 2d tick.
- n. A dog; a cur.
- n. A countryman or clown; a boorish, clumsy, or eccentric person; -- also spelled tyke.
- n. a small child; -- variant of tyke.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete or dialectal form of tick.
- n. A cur-dog; hence, in contempt, a low, snarling fellow.
- n. A countryman or clown; a boor; a churl; a fellow.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
- n. a young person of either sex
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There were also not enough experienced engineers to design, build, or operate these plants, so the plants that were built had a number of flaws that took tike to work out.
That ought to satisfy all of our righty-tike brethren!
Separated from its parents, the little tike was near death and could not be revived by human zoo workers.
All hold the attention of the grownups, the teenager, and the school-age tike in the house.
But whoa whoa whoa wait Viggo better only be in the "bridge film" or it will kill the Hobbit for me (and surely other fans) because Aragorn was a wee little tike (or something like that) during the events of the Hobbit.
As I sat down the other night to watch Chuck Russell's 1988 remake of The Blob - I had seen it back when I was a wee tike and thought I would revisit - and was puzzled as to the following shot in the opening credits.
As for the dinosaur cake, maybe Mom has grown tired of the 'I love all things dinosaur' phase and think she can scare it out of the little tike with one last cake.
By 'right' she means she's been promoted a few times, has a stable career and can send her future tike to the 92nd Street Y.
To paraphrase the little tike from Jerry Maguire ...
My future seemed to stretch out before me tike a straight road.