Definition of hitchhike verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

hitchhike

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈhɪtʃhaɪk//
 
[intransitive]Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they hitchhike
 
he / she / it hitchhikes
 
past simple hitchhiked
 
-ing form hitchhiking
 
 
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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 the Midwest. see also hitch
hitchhiker(also hitcher noun
NAmE//ˈhɪtʃər//
 
)
 
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He picked up two hitchhikers on the road to Cheyenne.
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