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}}.

Verb

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}}

Verb

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

Noun

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.

Noun

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

Anagrams

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

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
11
Words with Friends
11

The word Fike is worth 11 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

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