take a hike

take a hike
also take a walk phrasal to go away ; leave

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • take a hike — See: GO FLY A KITE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take a hike — See: GO FLY A KITE …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • take a hike — ► take a hike informal, chiefly N. Amer. go away. Main Entry: ↑hike …   English terms dictionary

  • take a hike — This is a way of telling someone to get out …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • take a hike — phrasal : to go away : leave the situation : : depart * * * take a hike (US informal) To go away (often as imperative) • • • Main Entry: ↑hike * * * take a hike mainly american spoken …   Useful english dictionary

  • take a hike —    1. to be dismissed from employment    A variant of the more common walk2:     They told him to take a hike, because it was so gross. (Theroux, 1993)    See also hike1 (off).    2. to become a fugitive    Usually after escaping from prison:     …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • take a hike — to leave. He told them, politely but firmly, to take a hike. Usage notes: sometimes used as an order: I don t want to hear your excuses, Grady – just take a hike …   New idioms dictionary

  • take a hike — AND take a walk tv. 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 …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • take a hike — 1. verb a) To go hiking. I wish that pest would just take a hike. b) To go away; to leave or depart. 2. interjection …   Wiktionary

  • take a hike — v To leave. I am tired of all your complaining. Take a hike! 1930s …   Historical dictionary of American slang

  • take a hike — go, leave, get lost    When her old boyfriend moved in with us, I told them to take a hike …   English idioms

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