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verb hitch pronunciation in American English /hɪtʃ/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlehitching
past tensehitched
past participlehitched
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  1. 1
    [intransitive/transitive] informal to travel by asking other people to take you in their car, by standing on the side of a road and holding out your thumb or a sign
    We managed to hitch a ride to Abilene with a truck driver.
    As a student, Lisa had hitched across the U.S.
  2. 3
    [transitive] to move a part of your body or something that you are carrying to a higher position
    He hitched his backpack onto his shoulder and set off.

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