Tyke meaning

tīk
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The definition of a tyke is a small child.

A cute little four year old boy is an example of a tyke.

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A small child.
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(dialectal) A mongrel dog.
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A small child, especially a boy.
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A mongrel or cur.
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A man considered uncouth or mean; a boor.
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(slang) A small child, especially a boy.
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(UK) A crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement.
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A dialect, also known as Yorkshire, spoken in the county of Yorkshire.
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(soccer) Someone connected with Barnsley Football Club, as a fan, player, coach etc.
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Origin of tyke

  • Middle English mongrel from Old Norse tīk bitch

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old Norse tík "˜bitch' (> Norwegian tik).

    From Wiktionary