Definitions For Fike

Etymology 1

From Middle English fiken, , to feign, dissemble, flatter, from {{inh, en, ang, fician, , to wheedle, flatter}} (also found in compound befician, , to deceive), from {{inh, en, gem-pro, fikōną, , to deceive}}, from {{der, en, ine-pro, *peyǵ-, , ill-meaning, evil-minded, treacherous, hostile, bad}}. Related to {{cog, ang, ġefic, , fraud, deceit, deception}}, {{cog, ang, fācen, , deceit, fraud, treachery, sin, evil, crime, blemish, fault}}, {{cog, gmh, veichen, , dissembling, deceit, fraud}}, {{cog, la, piget, , it irks, it annoys}}.


fik (ambitransitive) To feign; dissemble; flatter.

Etymology 2

From Middle English fiken, fyken, , to fidget, move about restlessly, hasten away, from {{der, en, non, fíkjast, , to be eager or restless}}, from fíka, , to climb, move. Cognate with {{cog, sco, fyke, , to move about restlessly, fidget, itch}}, {{cog, no, fika, , to strive, take trouble}}, {{cog, is, fikinn, , eager, greedy}}. Related to fig and fidget.

Alternative forms

fick fyke {{qualifier, Scotland}}


fik (intransitive) To move about in a quick, uneasy way; be constantly in motion. (transitive) To give trouble to; vex; perplex.


FIKE (plural FIKEs) restlessness, restlessness or agitation caused by trifling annoyance. (UK, _, dialectal) Any trifling peculiarity in regard to work which causes unnecessary trouble; teasing exactness of operation.

Derived terms

fikery fiky

Etymology 3

From Middle English fike, from {{inh, en, ang, fīc, t=fig, fig-tree, fig-disease, venereal ulcer, hemorrhoids}}, from {{inh, en, gem-pro, *fīkaz}}, *fīgō, t=fig, from Latin fīcus}}, fīca ("fig, fig-tree"). Cognate with {{cog, nl, vijg, t=fig, {{cog, de, Feige, t=fig}}, {{cog, sv, fikon, t=fig}}, {{cog, is, fikja, t=ficus}}. More at fig.


FIKE (plural FIKEs) (obsolete) A fig. (UK, _, dialectal) A sore place on the foot.


Kief, kief, kife

Is Fike a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends NO
Scrabble US NO
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary NO

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