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Meaning & Definition of Hitch in English

English

Hitch

/hɪʧ/

noun

1. A period of time spent in military service

    synonym:
  • enlistment
  • ,
  • hitch
  • ,
  • term of enlistment
  • ,
  • tour of duty
  • ,
  • duty tour
  • ,
  • tour

2. 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"
    synonym:
  • arrest
  • ,
  • check
  • ,
  • halt
  • ,
  • hitch
  • ,
  • stay
  • ,
  • stop
  • ,
  • stoppage

3. An unforeseen obstacle

    synonym:
  • hang-up
  • ,
  • hitch
  • ,
  • rub
  • ,
  • snag

4. A connection between a vehicle and the load that it pulls

    synonym:
  • hitch

5. A knot that can be undone by pulling against the strain that holds it

  • A temporary knot
    synonym:
  • hitch

6. Any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome

    synonym:
  • hindrance
  • ,
  • hinderance
  • ,
  • hitch
  • ,
  • preventive
  • ,
  • preventative
  • ,
  • encumbrance
  • ,
  • incumbrance
  • ,
  • interference

7. The uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg

    synonym:
  • hitch
  • ,
  • hobble
  • ,
  • limp

verb

1. To hook or entangle

  • "One foot caught in the stirrup"
    synonym:
  • hitch
  • ,
  • catch

2. Walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury

  • "The old woman hobbles down to the store every day"
    synonym:
  • limp
  • ,
  • gimp
  • ,
  • hobble
  • ,
  • hitch

3. Jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched

  • "The yung filly bucked"
    synonym:
  • buck
  • ,
  • jerk
  • ,
  • hitch

4. Travel by getting free rides from motorists

    synonym:
  • hitchhike
  • ,
  • hitch
  • ,
  • thumb

5. Connect to a vehicle: "hitch the trailer to the car"

    synonym:
  • hitch