"hiking" in the noun sense
1. hike, hiking, tramp
a long walk usually for exercise or pleasure
"she enjoys a hike in her spare time"
"hiking" in the verb sense
1. hike, hike up, boost
"The landlord hiked up the rents"
walk a long way, as for pleasure or physical exercise
"We were hiking in Colorado"
"hike the Rockies"
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