Definition of hit the trailchiefly US
- We should be ready to hit the trail by 8:00.
: to reach with or as if with a sudden blow
: to come in quick forceful contact with
: to strike (something, such as a ball) with an object (such as a bat, club, or racket) so as to impart or redirect motion
: an act or instance of striking or forcefully coming in contact with someone or something : an act or instance of hitting or being hit
: a stroke of luck
: a great success
: to hang down so as to drag along or sweep the ground
: to extend over a surface in a loose or straggling manner
: to grow to such length as to droop over toward the ground
: a track made by passage especially through a wilderness
: a marked or established path or route especially through a forest or mountainous region
: a trace or mark left by something that has passed or been drawn along : scent, track
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