how to pronounce tyke


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tyke is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of tyke in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… her tyke bites personal capital scores …”

meanings of tyke


  1. (colloquial) A small child, especially a cheeky or mischievous one.
  2. An initiation level of sports competition for young children.
  3. A person from Yorkshire; a Yorkshireman or Yorkshirewoman.
  4. A Yorkshireman or Yorkshirewoman; a Yorkshire person.
  5. A crude uncouth ill-bred person lacking culture or refinement.
  6. A mongrel dog.
  7. A Roman Catholic.
  8. Someone connected with Barnsley Football Club, as a fan, player, coach, etc.


  1. A dialect, also known as Yorkshire, spoken in the county of Yorkshire.

tyke frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word tyke occurs in english on average 0.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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