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tyke

also tike  (tīk)
n.
1. A small child, especially a boy.
2. A mongrel or cur.
3. Chiefly British A man considered uncouth or mean; a boor.

[Middle English, mongrel, from Old Norse tīk, bitch.]
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tyke

(taɪk) or

tike

n
1. (Animals) a dog, esp a mongrel
2. informal a small or cheeky child: used esp in affectionate reproof
3. dialect Brit a rough ill-mannered person
4. slang often offensive Also called: Yorkshire tyke Brit a person from Yorkshire
5. (Roman Catholic Church) slang offensive Austral a Roman Catholic
[C14: from Old Norse tīk bitch]
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tyke

or tike

(taɪk)

n.
1. a child, esp. a small boy.
2. any small child.
3. a cur; mongrel.
4. Chiefly Scot. a low, contemptible fellow; boor.
[1350–1400; Middle English < Old Norse tīk bitch]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Tyke - a native of Yorkshire
English person - a native or inhabitant of England
2.tyke - a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinementtyke - a crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement
disagreeable person, unpleasant person - a person who is not pleasant or agreeable
3.tyke - a young person of either sextyke - a young person of either sex; "she writes books for children"; "they're just kids"; "`tiddler' is a British term for youngster"
child's body - the body of a human child
juvenile, juvenile person - a young person, not fully developed
bairn - a child: son or daughter
buster - a robust child
changeling - a child secretly exchanged for another in infancy
child prodigy, infant prodigy, wonder child - a prodigy whose talents are recognized at an early age; "Mozart was a child prodigy"
foster child, foster-child, fosterling - a child who is raised by foster parents
scamp, imp, monkey, rapscallion, rascal, scalawag, scallywag - one who is playfully mischievous
kiddy - a young child
orphan - a child who has lost both parents
peanut - a young child who is small for his age
picaninny - (ethnic slur) offensive term for a Black child
poster child - a child afflicted by some disease or deformity whose picture is used on posters to raise money for charitable purposes; "she was the poster child for muscular dystrophy"
kindergartener, kindergartner, preschooler - a child who attends a preschool or kindergarten
silly - a word used for misbehaving children; "don't be a silly"
sprog - a child
bambino, toddler, yearling, tot - a young child
urchin - poor and often mischievous city child
street child, waif - a homeless child especially one forsaken or orphaned; "street children beg or steal in order to survive"
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Translations

tyke

[taɪk] N
1. (= child) → chiquillo m; (= dog) → perro m de la calle
you little tyke!¡tunante!
2. (Brit) (pej) (also Yorkshire tyke) → hombre m de Yorkshire
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

tyke

n
(= dog)Köter m
(inf: = child) → Lausbub m
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
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