sike

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the northern form of Old English sīċ (see sitch), from Germanic. Cognate with Norwegian sik. Compare sheuch.

Noun[edit]

sike (plural sikes)

  1. A gutter or ditch; a small stream that frequently dries up in the summer.
    The wind made wave the red weed on the dike. bedoven in dank deep was every sike. — A Scotch Winter Evening in 1512

Etymology 2[edit]

Variant of siche.

Verb[edit]

sike (third-person singular simple present sikes, present participle siking, simple past and past participle siked)

  1. (archaic) To sigh or sob.

Noun[edit]

sike (plural sikes)

  1. (archaic) A sigh.

Etymology 3[edit]

Variant of psych.

Interjection[edit]

sike

  1. (slang) Indicating that one's preceding statement was false and that one has successfully fooled ("psyched out") one's interlocutor.

Anagrams[edit]


Kurdish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic.

Noun[edit]

sike ?

  1. coin

Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

sike

  1. dative singular of sik