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verb [intransitive] hitchhike pronunciation in American English /ˈhɪtʃˌhaɪk/ 
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present tense
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 on the side of a road and holding out your thumb or a sign

    They hitchhiked around Florida.

    You should never go hitchhiking alone.

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hitchhiker

 hitchhike pronunciation in American English  noun [countable]
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pluralhitchhikers

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