[ hich-hahyk ]
/ ˈhɪtʃˌhaɪk /
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verb (used without object), hitch·hiked, hitch·hik·ing.
to travel by standing on the side of the road and soliciting rides from passing vehicles.
verb (used with object), hitch·hiked, hitch·hik·ing.
to ask for or get (a ride) by hitchhiking.
an act or instance of hitchhiking.
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OTHER WORDS FROM hitchhikehitchhiker, noun
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How to use hitchhike in a sentence
But there is a middle way from clean-cut hunkdom to looking like a militia leader who might boil a hitchhiker alive.Leo, the Beard Has to Go: When a Man’s Facial Hair Reaches Crisis Point|Tim Teeman|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Back on February 1, homeless hitchhiker Caleb Lawrence McGillvary, who goes by “Kai,” caught a ride with Jett Simmons McBride, 54.Kai the Hatchet-Wielding Hitchhiker, Viral Star, Now an Alleged Killer|Marlow Stern|May 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He described the hitchhiker incident, but Coogan listened stoically.Dream Town|Henry Slesar
British Dictionary definitions for hitchhike
/ (ˈhɪtʃˌhaɪk) /
(intr) to travel by obtaining free lifts in motor vehicles
Derived forms of hitchhikehitchhiker, noun
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