- To move with a swing, toss, throw, jerk, or the like.(Dial. or Colloq)
- To raise with a quick movement.
- To raise (a price) quickly or significantly in a single step.They hiked gasoline prices twenty cents in less than a week.
- [Football] To pass (the ball) from the center to the quarterback at the start of the play; to snapthe ball).
Etymology: Cf. Hitch