pike Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “pike” in the English Dictionary

"pike" in British English

See all translations

pikenoun [C]

uk   us   /paɪk/
  • pike noun [C] (ROAD)

US informal (plural pikes) a turnpike : the Leesburg Pike
  • pike noun [C] (HILL)

(plural pikes) a word used in ​northernEngland for a ​hill with a ​pointedtop
(Definition of pike from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pike" in American English

See all translations

pikenoun [C]

 us   /pɑɪk/
  • pike noun [C] (FISH)

(plural pike) a ​largefish with ​sharpteeth that ​lives in ​lakes and ​rivers
  • pike noun [C] (ROAD)

short form ofturnpike: Traffic is ​slow along Rockville Pike.
(Definition of pike from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “pike”
in Spanish lucio…
in Vietnamese cá chó…
in Malaysian sejenis ikan air tawar…
in Thai ปลาน้ำจืดชนิดหนึ่ง…
in French brochet…
in German der Hecht…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鱼, 狗鱼…
in Turkish turna balığı…
in Russian щука…
in Indonesian nama ikan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 魚, 狗魚…
in Polish szczupak…
What is the pronunciation of pike?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“pike” in British English

“pike” in American English

More meanings of “pike”

Word of the Day

new wave

people who are doing activities in a new and different way

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

awesomesauce noun
awesomesauce noun
February 01, 2016
slang the state of being extremely good or enjoyable or something or someone that is extremely good or enjoyable Recovering from the awesomesauce of another fab #Vidcon!!

Read More