Definition of hitchhiker noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

hitchhiker

 
(also hitcher noun
BrE BrE//ˈhɪtʃə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhɪtʃər//
 
)
 
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a person who travels 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 He picked up two hitchhikers on the road to Bristol.