tyke

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Tike \Tike\, noun [Icel. t[imac]k a bitch; akin to Sw. tik.]

1. A dog; a cur. "Bobtail tike or trundle-tail." --Shak.

2. A countryman or clown; a boorish, clumsy, or eccentric person; -- also spelled {tyke}. [1913 Webster +PJC]

3. a small child; -- variant of {tyke}. [PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Tyke \Tyke\, noun

1. See 2d {Tike}.

2. a small child. [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

Tyke

noun

1: a native of Yorkshire

2: a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement [syn: {peasant}, {barbarian}, {boor}, {churl}, {Goth}, {tyke}, {tike}]

3: a young person of either sex; "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "'tiddler' is a British term for youngster" [syn: {child}, {kid}, {youngster}, {minor}, {shaver}, {nipper}, {small fry}, {tiddler}, {tike}, {tyke}, {fry}, {nestling}]


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