Associations to the word «Hitch»

Wiktionary

HITCH, noun. A sudden pull.
HITCH, noun. Any of various knots used to attach a rope to an object other than another rope . See List of hitch knots in Wikipedia.
HITCH, noun. A fastener or connection point, as for a trailer.
HITCH, noun. (informal) A problem, delay or source of difficulty.
HITCH, noun. A hidden or unfavorable condition or element; a catch.
HITCH, noun. A period of time. Most often refers to time spent in the military.
HITCH, verb. (transitive) To pull with a jerk.
HITCH, verb. (transitive) To attach, tie or fasten.
HITCH, verb. (informal) To marry oneself to; especially to get hitched.
HITCH, verb. (informal) (transitive) contraction of hitchhike, to thumb a ride.
HITCH, verb. (intransitive) To become entangled or caught; to be linked or yoked; to unite; to cling.
HITCH, verb. (intransitive) To move interruptedly or with halts, jerks, or steps; said of something obstructed or impeded.
HITCH, verb. (UK) To strike the legs together in going, as horses; to interfere.
HITCH, proper noun. A surname​.
HITCH RACK, noun. Alternative form of hitchrack
HITCH RACK, noun. A rack attached to the back of a car, used to transport bicycles or skis
HITCH UP, verb. To fasten up.
HITCH UP, verb. To pull or raise with a jerk.
HITCH UP, verb. To attach (a horse, etc.) to a vehicle.

Dictionary definition

HITCH, noun. A period of time spent in military service.
HITCH, noun. The state of inactivity following an interruption; "the negotiations were in arrest"; "held them in check"; "during the halt he got some lunch"; "the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow"; "he spent the entire stop in his seat".
HITCH, noun. An unforeseen obstacle.
HITCH, noun. A connection between a vehicle and the load that it pulls.
HITCH, noun. A knot that can be undone by pulling against the strain that holds it; a temporary knot.
HITCH, noun. Any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome.
HITCH, noun. The uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg.
HITCH, verb. To hook or entangle; "One foot caught in the stirrup".
HITCH, verb. Walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury; "The old woman hobbles down to the store every day".
HITCH, verb. Jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched; "the yung filly bucked".
HITCH, verb. Travel by getting free rides from motorists.
HITCH, verb. Connect to a vehicle: "hitch the trailer to the car".

Wise words

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