a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure

she enjoys a hike in her spare time

Syn: ↑hike, ↑tramp
Derivationally related forms: ↑tramp (for: ↑tramp), ↑hike (for: ↑hike)
Hypernyms: ↑walk
Hyponyms: ↑trudge

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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