Definition of “tyke” - English Dictionary

“tyke” in British English

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tykenoun [ C ]

also tike uk /taɪk/ us /taɪk/

UK informal a child who behaves badly in a way that is funny rather than serious:

Come here, you cheeky little tyke!

informal a young child

Tykenoun [ C ]

/taɪk/ UK informal

a person from the English county of Yorkshire:

He wasn't born a Tyke, but he lived in Yorkshire most of his life.

(Definition of “tyke” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“tyke” in American English

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tykenoun [ C ]

also tike us /tɑɪk/ infml

a small child

(Definition of “tyke” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)