The definition of a tyke is a small child.noun
A cute little four year old boy is an example of a tyke.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- Informal a small child
- a dog, esp. a mongrel
- Dialectal a boor
Origin: ME tike < ON tik, a bitch < IE base *digh-, goat > OE ticcen, a kid
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- A small child, especially a boy.
- A mongrel or cur.
- Chiefly British A man considered uncouth or mean; a boor.
Origin: Middle English, mongrel, from Old Norse tīk, bitch.