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Synonyms for hitch

Synonyms for hitch

to walk in a lame way

to join or be joined in marriage

a term of service, as in the military or in prison

a limited, often assigned period of activity, duty, or opportunity

Synonyms for hitch

a period of time spent in military service

the state of inactivity following an interruption

an unforeseen obstacle

a connection between a vehicle and the load that it pulls

a knot that can be undone by pulling against the strain that holds it

the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg

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to hook or entangle

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walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury

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jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched

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travel by getting free rides from motorists

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connect to a vehicle: "hitch the trailer to the car"

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In the first example, I will juxtapose Welty's short story "The Hitch-Hikers" (1939) with Nels Anderson's classic sociological study The Hobo (1923).
"To conclude otherwise would be to accept that she may have THE trucker who battered teenage hitch-hiker Celine Figard to death 20 years ago, and then dumped her body in a Midland lay-by, can ask to be freed next month.
It was in The Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy, but scientists have discovered that it's actually true." We shall see.
QUIZ CHALLENGE: 1 Weymouth' 2 Cecil Day-Lewis' 3 Nine' 4 The Hitch-Hiker"s Guide To The Galaxy' 5 The Colorado beetle.
Mo face to face with the local legend of the Lady In White, a ghostly hitch-hiker who lures young men to their doom.
The guy who sold me my VW Beetle, preferably in a layby during a snow-storm and standing next to a sinister hitch-hiker holding a hammer.
Other showbiz luminaries include Mrs Mary Whitehouse, Hitch-Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy author Douglas Adams, and Yes, Minister star Sir Nigel Hawthorne.
He created suspicion again when he told a hitch-hiker that he was the last person to see the girls alive, the court was told.
A hitch-hiker on the road to Bantry was caught one pitch-black night in a horrendous storm.
A TIRED hitch-hiker got a lift from Sir Paul McCartney - but didn't recognise the music legend.
7 Who provided the voice of The Book in The Hitch-Hiker's Guide To The Galaxy on TV?
But yesterday she took on a different role - that of hitch-hiker. She had to beg a lift when her horse lost a shoe while out fox hunting near Much Wenlock, Shropshire.
The court heard Campbell, from Hillhead, Glasgow, had been surprised by a hitch-hiker on the road.
HARRY Potter star Alan Rickman and funnyman Bill Bailey have become the latest British stars to sign up for the movie version of The Hitch-Hiker's Guide To The Galaxy.