hitchhiking


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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.

hitchhiking

(ˈhɪtʃˌhaɪkɪŋ) or

hitch-hiking

n
the act of travelling by obtaining free lifts in motor vehicles
Translations
stopování
rejse på tommelfingeren
liftaus
autostopiranje
ヒッチハイク
차 얻어 타기
liftning
การเดินทางโดยอาศัยรถของผู้อื่น
việc xin đi nhờ xe

hitchhiking

[ˈhɪtʃhaɪkɪŋ] Nautoestop m, autoestopismo m

hitchhiking

[ˈhɪtʃˌhaɪkɪŋ] nautostop m

hitchhiking

طَلْبُ النَّقْل stopování rejse på tommelfingeren Trampen οτοστόπ autoestop liftaus autostop autostopiranje autoestop ヒッチハイク 차 얻어 타기 liften haiketur autostop ato de viajar obtendo carona, viajar à boleia автостоп liftning การเดินทางโดยอาศัยรถของผู้อื่น otostop yapma việc xin đi nhờ xe 搭便车旅行
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