Definition of 'pike'
Image of 'pike'
© DBtale, shutterstock
Example sentences containing 'pike'
These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
Raise your hips up high and lift on to your toes to form a pike position. The Sun (2017)Raise your hips up high and lift on to your toes to form a pike position. The Sun (2017)But will there be more belly flops than perfected pike positions? The Sun (2014)On approaching the animal, they saw that a large pike was hanging from its nose. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Third, why had no small pike been caught? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Might not small pike have kept themselves hidden and out of harm's way? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Second, why had so many big pike chosen to feed at the same time? Times, Sunday Times (2010)He had fished for pike and perch in nearby lakes when they first arrived, simply to put food on the table. Times, Sunday Times (2008)I've seen other anglers catch smaller pike from the stream. The Sun (2013)The predator pike takes a large number, and I have seen grey squirrels take the eggs and young from the nest. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Trends of 'pike'
Used Occasionally. pike is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
View usage for:
Translations for 'pike'
British English: pike NOUN
A pike is a large fish that lives in rivers and lakes and eats other fish.
Definition of pike from the Collins English Dictionary
5 unusual words & phrases to upgrade your World Cup 2018 banter
Impress your friends, family and colleagues with this unusual collection of football lingo.
VAR, planebae & a peng sort: July’s Words in the News
Catch up on the latest words in the news this July with Robert Groves.
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.