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Origin of hitch

1
1400–50; 1840–50 for def 5; late Middle English hytchen, of obscure origin

SYNONYMS FOR hitch

ANTONYMS FOR hitch

OTHER WORDS FROM hitch

hitch·er, noun

Definition for hitcher (2 of 2)

hitch3
[ hich ]
/ hɪtʃ /

verb (used with or without object), noun Informal.

Origin of hitch

3
First recorded in 1865–70; by shortening

OTHER WORDS FROM hitch

hitch·er, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for hitcher

  • I just had time to give the boat a shove with the hitcher when down it come.

    Blue Jackets|George Manville Fenn

British Dictionary definitions for hitcher

hitch
/ (hɪtʃ) /

verb

noun

Derived forms of hitch

hitcher, noun

Word Origin for hitch

C15: of uncertain origin
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