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hike

1. verb To raise a monetary rate or amount. I wish management would hike our salaries, at least a little bit.
2. noun An increase in money. Will we ever get a salary hike around here?

hike up

1. To increase the amount of something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "hike" and "up." I can't believe she hiked up her prices again. She's charging way more than I want to pay for a haircut.
2. To pull something up, usually an article of clothing. A noun or pronoun can be used between "hike" and "up." These pants must be too big now because I constantly have to hike them up.
See also: hike, up

take a hike

1. Literally, to go on a hike. I'd love to take a hike while we're up in the mountains. Janet is taking a hike in the woods with the kids.
2. By extension, to get out of here; to go away; to get lost. Usually used as an imperative. Listen, I don't want to buy any, so why don't you just take a hike and leave me alone! Take a hike, Jerry! I'm sick of your foolishness.
See also: hike, take

take a walk

1. Literally, to go on a walk. I'd love to take a long walk while we're up in the mountains. Janet is taking a walk in the woods with the kids.
2. By extension, to get out of here; to go away; to get lost. Usually used as an imperative. Listen, I don't want to buy any, so why don't you just take a walk and leave me alone! Take a walk, Jerry! I'm sick of your foolishness.
See also: take, walk
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

hike (something) up

to raise something, such as prices, interest rates, a skirt, pants legs, etc. The grocery store is always hiking prices up. She hiked up her skirt so she could wade across the creek.
See also: hike, up

take a hike

 and take a walk 
1. Fig. to go on a hike; to do hiking. It's a beautiful day. Let's take a hike in the woods, We took a hike through the forest to visit John's cabin.
2. Fig. to leave; to beat it. Okay, I've had it with you. Take a hike! Beat it! I had enough of the boss and the whole place, so I cleaned out my desk and took a walk.
3. Go to take a walk.
See also: hike, take
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

take a hike

Go hiking; also, go away. For example, We asked Jim to take a hike with us but he didn't want to, or I've had enough of you-take a hike! The latter usage is a slangy imperative. Also see take a walk.
See also: hike, take

take a walk

Leave abruptly, walk out. For example, If she's rude again I'm just going to take a walk, or The director would not put up with tantrums and ordered the young actress to take a walk . [Colloquial; late 1800s] Also see take a hike.
See also: take, walk
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

take a walk

or

take a hike

INFORMAL
If someone tells you to take a walk or to take a hike, they are telling you very forcefully or angrily to go away or to stop interfering. Some of my female colleagues on the paper asked the editor not to publish my article. I'm pleased to report, he told them to take a walk. Anyone who complains about it can take a hike.
See also: take, walk
Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012

take a hike

go away (used as an expression of irritation or annoyance). informal
1998 Dennis Danvers Circuit of Heaven I'm going to bed now. Why don't you take a hike?
See also: hike, take
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017

take a ˈhike

(American English, informal) a rude way of telling somebody to go away: Take a hike, will you?
See also: hike, take

take a ˈwalk

(informal, especially American English) used to tell somebody to go away when you are angry with them: She told him to take a walk.
See also: take, walk
Farlex Partner Idioms Dictionary © Farlex 2017

hike up

v.
1. To pull up or raise something with a sudden motion, especially a piece of clothing: He hiked up his pants when we crossed the stream. She hiked her skirt up so it wouldn't get wet.
2. To raise or increase something in amount, especially abruptly: Vendors hiked up prices at the end of summer. The contractor hiked up the estimate of the amount of days needed to build the garage.
See also: hike, up
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

hike

1. n. a monetary increase. Another hike in the electric rates takes place this spring.
2. tv. to increase an amount of money. I wanted them to hike my salary, but they refused.

take a hike

and take a walk
tv. to leave; to beat it. I had enough of the boss and the whole place, so I cleaned out my desk and took a walk. Get out! It’s time for you to take a walk.
See also: hike, take

take a walk

verb
See also: take, walk
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

take a hike

Slang
To leave because one's presence is unwanted. Often used in the imperative.
See also: hike, take
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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