hiking

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Etymology[edit]

Compound noun of hill walking, British origination, c. 1920s

  • 2012, Jacquelin Winspear, Elegy for Eddie, p. 248.
    After the war, however, in the early 1920s, the government had launched a series of advertisements aimed at getting the population out into the fresh air, encouraging people to go hill walking, which some master of the slogan had abbreviated to "hiking".

Verb[edit]

hiking

  1. Present participle of hike.

Noun[edit]

hiking (uncountable)

  1. walking in the countryside for pleasure or sport

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