来自中古英语 tyke,来自古诺斯语 tik,母狗。后用于指表现不太好的孩子，如令人生厌的熊孩 子。
- tyke (n.)
- late 14c., "cur, mongrel," from a Scandinavian source akin to Old Norse tik "bitch," from Proto-Germanic *tikk- (cognates: Middle Low German tike). Also applied in Middle English to a low-bred or lazy man. The meaning "child" is from 1902, though the word was used in playful reproof from 1894. As a nickname for a Yorkshireman, from c. 1700; "Perhaps originally opprobrious; but now accepted and owned" [OED].
- 1. Little tyke fell asleep as we were flying over Bristol.
- 2. Little tyke fell asleep just as we were flying over Bristol.
- 3. He was a gash an'faithful tyke.
- 4. A group of Australian words such as abo ( aborigine ) or tyke ( Catholic ) display a degree of intolerance ( Leonard Santorelli )
- 一些澳大利亚词,如澳大利亚土著居民或天主教体现了某种不相容的程度 ( 伦纳德圣雷利 )
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