1. nvi. To boast, brag, exult; boaster. See kūkaliki. Kū ka liki i Nuʻu-anu, boasting like Nuʻu-anu [said of a boaster].
2. vt. To tighten, gird on; to pucker; stiff, as a limb. Cf. kāliki, pūliki. E liki mai ʻoe ā paʻa ke kaula, tighten the rope securely.
3. n. Astringent, as medicine.
4. n. A substance or glaze, such as juice of ti roots, that prevents colors from fading or mixing, a mordant.