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verb [intransitive] hitchhike pronunciation in British English /ˈhɪtʃˌhaɪk/
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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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 hitchhike pronunciation in British English noun [countable]
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… a feeling of pleasure you get from spending time doing what you want and not worrying about what other people are doing or saying

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