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Tike   /taɪk/   Listen

A crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement.  Synonyms: barbarian, boor, churl, Goth, peasant, tyke.
A young person of either sex.  Synonyms: child, fry, kid, minor, nestling, nipper, shaver, small fry, tiddler, tyke, youngster.  "They're just kids" , "'tiddler' is a British term for youngster"

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"Tike" Quotes from Famous Books

... yer are, sir," the cabby called cheerily. "Very cold night. Just set one gentleman down, and 'appy to tike another up. Want to get back to my comfy little West End shelter, so I'll tike yer for 'alf fares, sir, though we are outside the ...
— The Far Horizon • Lucas Malet

... lifted his eyes to the block of buildings. "A nasty business this murder which was done 'ere the other night, sir," he went on. "One 'ud hardly b'lieve it possible for such things to tike plice ...
— Number Seventeen • Louis Tracy

... bronchitis, and Miss Ethel run off her feet, and not too fit 'erself with that cold as 'ud be called influenza if it wasn't for frightening the lodgers. Whatever it is, it's going through the 'ouse, and Mr. Brock seems to have got it bad. 'E ast me when I went wiv 'is shyving-water this morning to tike 'im some coals and mike 'im some tea, an' I never thought no ...
— The Beth Book - Being a Study of the Life of Elizabeth Caldwell Maclure, a Woman of Genius • Sarah Grand

Words linked to "Tike" :   scallywag, waif, scamp, bambino, child, preschooler, toddler, disagreeable person, rascal, child prodigy, changeling, piccaninny, juvenile person, wonder child, silly, peasant, imp, juvenile, yearling, monkey, urchin, child's body, kindergartner, sprog, orphan, bairn, peanut, unpleasant person, street child, infant prodigy, rapscallion, kindergartener, foster-child, scalawag, poster child, fosterling, boor, pickaninny, buster, foster child, tot, picaninny, kiddy

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