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fike

verb \ ˈfīk \

Definition of fike

-ed/-ing/-s
1 dialectal, British : to move restlessly : fidget
2 dialectal, British : worry, fuss
  • don't fike about it
3 dialectal, British : to bustle about : create a fuss over nothing
chiefly Scottish : to bring pain to : hurt

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Origin and Etymology of fike

Middle English fiken, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse fīkjask to desire eagerly, fīkenn eager, Norwegian fika to strive, hurry, Danish fige; akin to Old English fācian to try to obtain, to get


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fike

noun \ " \

Definition of fike

plural -s
1 dialectal, British : fidget, worry
2 dialectal, British : a passing fancy : fad, whim

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fike

Definition of fike

  • variant spelling of fyke:2

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