hitch a ride

Definition of hitch a ride


  1. :  to get a ride in a passing vehicle Her car broke down, so she had to hitch a ride with a passing truck.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to move by jerks or with a tug

    :  to catch or fasten by or as if by a hook or knot

    :  to connect (a vehicle or implement) with a source of motive power

  1. :  limp

    :  a sudden movement or pull :  jerk

    :  a sudden halt :  stoppage

  1. :  to sit and travel on the back of an animal that one directs

    :  to travel in or on a conveyance

    :  to travel as if on a conveyance :  be borne

  1. :  an act of riding

    :  a trip on horseback or by vehicle

    :  a way (such as a road or path) suitable for riding

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