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1. pike

noun. ['ˈpaɪk'] a broad highway designed for high-speed traffic.

Synonyms

  • toll road
  • autobahn
  • highway
  • autostrada
  • carriageway
  • superhighway
  • state highway
  • throughway
  • thruway
  • freeway
  • main road
  • motorway
  • expressway

Antonyms

  • node
  • middle
  • end
  • beginning

Etymology

  • pique (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • pic (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Pike

  • vanslyke
  • vanskike
  • vanschaick
  • vandyke
  • gruneich
  • dislike
  • unlike
  • strike
  • streich
  • speich
  • schweich
  • schleich
  • gleich
  • bleich
  • alike
  • zike
  • wyke
  • wike
  • weich
  • vike
  • tyke
  • tike
  • teich
  • rike
  • reiche
  • reich
  • pyke
  • psych
  • mike
  • lyke

2. pike-perch

noun. any of several pike-like fishes of the perch family.

Synonyms

  • dory
  • Stizostedion
  • genus Stizostedion
  • Stizostedion vitreum
  • pike perch
  • perch
  • jack salmon
  • walleyed pike

Antonyms

  • lie
  • stand

Etymology

  • perch (English)
  • perche (French)
  • pike (English)
  • pique (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))

3. pike

noun. ['ˈpaɪk'] any of several elongate long-snouted freshwater game and food fishes widely distributed in cooler parts of the northern hemisphere.

Synonyms

  • percoidean
  • northern pike
  • percoid fish
  • muskellunge
  • Esox
  • Esox lucius
  • genus Esox
  • pickerel
  • Esox masquinongy

Antonyms

  • nonpartisan
  • dissuasion
  • disarm
  • soft-finned fish

Etymology

  • pique (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • pic (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. pike

noun. ['ˈpaɪk'] medieval weapon consisting of a spearhead attached to a long pole or pikestaff; superseded by the bayonet.

Synonyms

  • spearhead
  • pikestaff
  • halberd
  • partizan
  • weapon
  • spear-point
  • partisan
  • vouge
  • spearpoint
  • arm

Antonyms

  • break
  • irrelevance
  • unpointedness

Etymology

  • pique (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • pic (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. pike

noun. ['ˈpaɪk'] a sharp point (as on the end of a spear).

Etymology

  • pique (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • pic (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. pike

noun. ['ˈpaɪk'] highly valued northern freshwater fish with lean flesh.

Synonyms

  • freshwater fish
  • pickerel

Etymology

  • pique (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • pic (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

Example sentences of the word pike


1. Noun, singular or mass
Walleye, northern pike and smallmouth bass are abundant in areas all over the river throughout the year, and there may be no better place on earth to have a real shot at landing an elusive muskellunge.

2. Preposition or subordinating conjunction
HOW TO DO IT: From plank pose, maintain strong arms as you pike your hips up toward the sky, drawing the wheel in toward your hands.

3. Adjective
If you want to take this pose to the next level, start in the pike position and lift the toes off the yoga wheel to press up into a handstand.

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