Definition of hitch noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    hitch

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    NAmE//hɪtʃ//
     
     
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  1. 1a problem or difficulty that causes a short delay The ceremony went off without a hitch. a technical hitch
  2. 2a type of knot a clove hitch
  3. 3 a device for attaching one thing, usually a vehicle, to another a trailer hitch
  4. 4 (informal) a period of time spent in the armed forces a four-year hitch in the Army
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