Definition of hitchhike verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

hitchhike

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈhɪtʃhaɪk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhɪtʃhaɪk//
 
[intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they hitchhike
BrE BrE//ˈhɪtʃhaɪk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhɪtʃhaɪk//
 
he / she / it hitchhikes
BrE BrE//ˈhɪtʃhaɪks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhɪtʃhaɪks//
 
past simple hitchhiked
BrE BrE//ˈhɪtʃhaɪkt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhɪtʃhaɪkt//
 
past participle hitchhiked
BrE BrE//ˈhɪtʃhaɪkt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhɪtʃhaɪkt//
 
-ing form hitchhiking
BrE BrE//ˈhɪtʃhaɪkɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhɪtʃhaɪkɪŋ//
 
People in motoring, Camping, Driving
 
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to travel by asking for free rides in other people’s cars, by standing at the side of the road and trying to get passing cars to stop They hitchhiked around Europe. see also hitch See related entries: People in motoring, Camping, Driving
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: hitchhike