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verb [intransitive]     hitchhike pronunciation in British English
/ˈhɪtʃˌhaɪk/
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I/you/we/theyhitchhike
he/she/ithitchhikes
present participlehitchhiking
past tensehitchhiked
past participlehitchhiked
  1. to travel by asking other people to take you in their car, by standing at the side of a road and holding out your thumb or a sign

    They hitchhiked around the coast of Ireland.

    You should never go hitchhiking alone.

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     hitchhiker pronunciation in British English
noun [countable]
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