hitchhiker


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hitch·hike

 (hĭch′hīk′)
v. hitch·hiked, hitch·hik·ing, hitch·hikes
v.intr.
To travel by soliciting free rides along a road.
v.tr.
To solicit or get (a free ride) along a road.

hitch′hike′ n.
hitch′hik′er n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hitchhiker - a person who travels by getting free rides from passing vehicleshitchhiker - a person who travels by getting free rides from passing vehicles
passenger, rider - a traveler riding in a vehicle (a boat or bus or car or plane or train etc) who is not operating it
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Translations
stopařstopařka
blaffer
liftari
autostoper
ヒッチハイクをする人
자동차 편승 여행자
štopar
liftare
คนที่เดินทางโดยการขออาศัยรถคนอื่น
người xin đi nhờ xe

hitchhiker

[ˈhɪtʃhaɪkəʳ] Nautoestopista mf
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

hitchhiker

[ˈhɪtʃˌhaɪkəʳ] nautostoppista m/f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

hitchhiker

مُسَافِرٌ يُوقِفُ السَّيّارَاتَ لِيَركَبَهَا مَجَّانَاً stopař blaffer Tramper άτομο που κάνει οτοστόπ autoestopista liftari autostoppeur autostoper autostoppista ヒッチハイクをする人 자동차 편승 여행자 lifter haiker autostopowicz caroneiro, pessoa que anda à boleia путешественник автостопом liftare คนที่เดินทางโดยการขออาศัยรถคนอื่น otostopçu người xin đi nhờ xe 搭便车的旅行者
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
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