Pronunciation: hĭch
v. t.1.To become entangled or caught; to be linked or yoked; to unite; to cling.
2.To move interruptedly or with halts, jerks, or steps; - said of something obstructed or impeded.
3.To hit the legs together in going, as horses; to interfere.
v. i.1.To hitchhike; - mostly used in the phrase to hitch a ride; as, he hitched his way home; he hitched a ride home.
v. t.1.To hook; to catch or fasten as by a hook or a knot; to make fast, unite, or yoke; as, to hitch a horse, or a halter; hitch your wagon to a star.
[imp. & p. p. Hitched ; p. pr. & vb. n. Hitching.]
2.To move with hitches; as, he hitched his chair nearer.
To hitch up
a - To fasten up.
b - To pull or raise with a jerk; as, a sailor hitches up his trousers.
c - To attach, as a horse, to a vehicle; as, hitch up the gray mare.
n.1.A catch; anything that holds, as a hook; an impediment; an obstacle; an entanglement.
2.The act of catching, as on a hook, etc.
3.A stop or sudden halt; a stoppage; an impediment; a temporary obstruction; an obstacle; as, a hitch in one's progress or utterance; a hitch in the performance.
4.A sudden movement or pull; a pull up; as, the sailor gave his trousers a hitch.
5.(Naut.) A knot or noose in a rope which can be readily undone; - intended for a temporary fastening; as, a half hitch; a clove hitch; a timber hitch, etc.
6.(Geol.) A small dislocation of a bed or vein.
Noun1.hitch - a period of time spent in military service
2.hitch - the state of inactivity following an interruption; "the negotiations were in arrest"; "held them in check"; "during the halt he got some lunch"; "the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow"; "he spent the entire stop in his seat"
3.Hitchhitch - an unforeseen obstacle
Synonyms: rub, hang-up, snag
4.hitch - a connection between a vehicle and the load that it pulls
5.hitch - a knot that can be undone by pulling against the strain that holds it
6.hitch - any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
7.Hitchhitch - the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg
Synonyms: limp, hobble
Verb1.hitch - to hook or entangle; "One foot caught in the stirrup"
Synonyms: catch
unhitch - unfasten or release from or as if from a hitch
2.hitch - walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury; "The old woman hobbles down to the store every day"
Synonyms: hobble, limp
3.hitch - jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched; "the yung filly bucked"
Synonyms: buck, jerk
4.hitch - travel by getting free rides from motorists
Synonyms: hitchhike, thumb
5.hitch - connect to a vehicle: "hitch the trailer to the car"
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Translate Hitch to Spanish, Translate Hitch to German, Translate Hitch to French
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