Definition of hitch a ride
- Her car broke down, so she had to hitch a ride with a passing truck.
: 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
: a sudden movement or pull : jerk
: a sudden halt : stoppage
: 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
: an act of riding
: a way (such as a road or path) suitable for riding
: any of various mechanical devices (as at an amusement park) for riding on
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