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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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hitchhike

(ˈhɪtʃˌhaɪk)
vb
(Automotive Engineering) (intr) to travel by obtaining free lifts in motor vehicles
ˈhitchˌhiker n
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

hitch•hike

(ˈhɪtʃˌhaɪk)

v. -hiked, -hik•ing,
n. v.i.
1. to travel by standing on the side of the road and soliciting rides from passing vehicles.
v.t.
2. to ask for or get (a ride) by hitchhiking.
n.
3. an act of hitchhiking.
[1920–25, Amer.; hitch1 + hike]
hitch′hik`er, n.
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hitchhike


Past participle: hitchhiked
Gerund: hitchhiking

Imperative
hitchhike
hitchhike
Present
I hitchhike
you hitchhike
he/she/it hitchhikes
we hitchhike
you hitchhike
they hitchhike
Preterite
I hitchhiked
you hitchhiked
he/she/it hitchhiked
we hitchhiked
you hitchhiked
they hitchhiked
Present Continuous
I am hitchhiking
you are hitchhiking
he/she/it is hitchhiking
we are hitchhiking
you are hitchhiking
they are hitchhiking
Present Perfect
I have hitchhiked
you have hitchhiked
he/she/it has hitchhiked
we have hitchhiked
you have hitchhiked
they have hitchhiked
Past Continuous
I was hitchhiking
you were hitchhiking
he/she/it was hitchhiking
we were hitchhiking
you were hitchhiking
they were hitchhiking
Past Perfect
I had hitchhiked
you had hitchhiked
he/she/it had hitchhiked
we had hitchhiked
you had hitchhiked
they had hitchhiked
Future
I will hitchhike
you will hitchhike
he/she/it will hitchhike
we will hitchhike
you will hitchhike
they will hitchhike
Future Perfect
I will have hitchhiked
you will have hitchhiked
he/she/it will have hitchhiked
we will have hitchhiked
you will have hitchhiked
they will have hitchhiked
Future Continuous
I will be hitchhiking
you will be hitchhiking
he/she/it will be hitchhiking
we will be hitchhiking
you will be hitchhiking
they will be hitchhiking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hitchhiking
you have been hitchhiking
he/she/it has been hitchhiking
we have been hitchhiking
you have been hitchhiking
they have been hitchhiking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hitchhiking
you will have been hitchhiking
he/she/it will have been hitchhiking
we will have been hitchhiking
you will have been hitchhiking
they will have been hitchhiking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hitchhiking
you had been hitchhiking
he/she/it had been hitchhiking
we had been hitchhiking
you had been hitchhiking
they had been hitchhiking
Conditional
I would hitchhike
you would hitchhike
he/she/it would hitchhike
we would hitchhike
you would hitchhike
they would hitchhike
Past Conditional
I would have hitchhiked
you would have hitchhiked
he/she/it would have hitchhiked
we would have hitchhiked
you would have hitchhiked
they would have hitchhiked
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.hitchhike - travel by getting free rides from motorists
ride - be carried or travel on or in a vehicle; "I ride to work in a bus"; "He rides the subway downtown every day"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations
stopovat
blaffe
trampenper Anhalter fahren
liftata
autostopirati
fara á puttanum
fare l’autostopfare l'autostop
ヒッチハイクする
차를 얻어 타다
štopanje
lifta
เที่ยวไปโดยอาศัยรถที่แล่นผ่าน
xin đi nhờ xe

hitchhike

[ˈhɪtʃhaɪk] VIhacer autoestop, hacer dedo, pedir aventón (Mex)
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

hitchhike

hitch-hike [ˈhɪtʃhaɪk] vifaire du stop
to hitchhike to New York → aller à New York en stophitchhiker hitch-hiker [ˈhɪtʃhaɪkər] nauto-stoppeur/euse m/fhitchhiking hitch-hiking [ˈhɪtʃhaɪkɪŋ] nauto-stop mhi tech [ˌhaɪˈtɛk] = high techhi-tech [ˌhaɪˈtɛk] = high-tech
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

hitchhike

[ˈhɪtʃˌhaɪk] vifare l'autostop
we hitchhiked through Europe → abbiamo girato tutta l'Europa in autostop
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

hitchhike

يُسَافِرُ مَجَّانَاً stopovat blaffe trampen κάνω οτοστόπ hacer autoestop liftata faire du stop autostopirati fare l’autostop ヒッチハイクする 차를 얻어 타다 liften haike wędrować autostopem viajar à boleia, viajar obtendo carona путешествовать автостопом lifta เที่ยวไปโดยอาศัยรถที่แล่นผ่าน otostop xin đi nhờ xe 搭便车
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009
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