1. to supplement with great effort. (used with out: eked out an income by working two jobs 2. to get with great effort or strain 3. to make (a supply) last by practicing strict economy
I read somebody’s blog the other day, and I noticed that the writer used eek (an exclamation used as an expression of alarm, horror, or surprise) when he meant eke. Silly blogger. Did you know that eke used to mean also a long, long time ago? It’s true.