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a person who travels by getting free rides from passing vehicles

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Although, he adored his flat and Byker, By nature, an adventurous hitchhiker, He could not erase the excitement and joy, He felt, when he travelled to distant places.
Lucille Fletcher created "The Hitchhiker" for radio personality Orson Welles.
"In ours, Sinead plays a trucker and I play a hitchhiker.
The book, which became a cult TV series, was written to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the first Hitchhiker's book by the late Douglas Adams.
In the meantime my brother came back to the car and as he drove out of the services he spotted a hitchhiker and picked him up.
The driver spotted the hitchhiker on the side of the road and went out of his way to pick him up, a Public Prosecution spokesman said yesterday.
A TOWEL used by actor Martin Freeman in The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy was bought at auction yesterday for pounds 255.
In one story, a gay man and his lesbian sidekick pick up a strange hitchhiker on a road trip to Roswell, N.M.
When British writer Douglas Adams suffered a fatal heart attack in a Montecito, Calif., gym in 2001, his long-cherished dream to make a Hollywood movie from his cult sensation "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" nearly died with him.
Using the DEPs and ultrafines collected in Los Angeles, the team isolated organic "hitchhiker" substances such as polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and quinones that had attached to the particle cores.
"There's just no way this red-orange-yellow painting could be described in words," says Hopps of 1999's The Hitchhiker Climbs Aboard the Speed of Light.
Managing director Amy Mokady says that the HitchHiker smart phone, which has email, internet access, and fax, will be targeted at manufacturers who have already made the decision to build Windows CE compatible mobile phones.
The pair combined to land a brace of wins with the exciting duo Barton and Simply Gifted, while Wyer went one better by completing a 31-1 treble on the Bob Woodhouse-trained Hitchhiker. "As far as I'm concerned, they should race at Wetherby every day of the week!" said the delighted jockey.
Any driver who picks up this Hitchhiker will fully appreciate and be entertained by the light-hearted discussion on such interesting subjects as hairpin, lagging strand, minor groove, mismatch, SSSR, 60 000, nonsense, OJ, and others as profound as you Don't kNow Anything.
Even Cowgirls Get the Blues (1976; film, 1994) is the story of a female hitchhiker with an enormous thumb who visits a woman's spa in South Dakota.