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hitches, 3rd person singular present; hitched, past participle; hitched, past tense; hitching, present participle;
  1. Move (something) into a different position with a jerk
    • - she hitched the blanket around him
    • - he hitched his pants up
  2. Travel by hitchhiking

  3. Obtain (a ride) by hitchhiking

  4. Fasten or tether with a rope
    • - he returned to where he had hitched his horse
  5. Harness (a draft animal or team)
    • - Thomas hitched the pony to his cart
  1. A temporary interruption or problem
    • - everything went without a hitch
  2. A knot used for fastening a rope to another rope or something else

  3. A device for attaching one thing to another, esp. the tow bar of a motor vehicle
    • - a trailer hitch
  4. An act of hitchhiking

  5. A period of service
    • - his 12-year hitch in the navy

  1. enlistment: a period of time spent in military service
  2. to hook or entangle; "One foot caught in the stirrup"
  3. arrest: 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"
  4. limp: walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury; "The old woman hobbles down to the store every day"
  5. buck: jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched; "the yung filly bucked"
  6. hang-up: an unforeseen obstacle
  7. Hitch is a 2005 romantic comedy film, directed by Andy Tennant and starring Will Smith. The film, which was written by Kevin Bisch, co-stars Eva Mendes, Kevin James, and Amber Valletta. Smith plays a professional matchmaker, who makes a living teaching men how to woo women. ...
  8. The hitch Lavinia exilicauda is a cyprinid fish endemic to central California, and once very common. The name is derived from the Pomoan word for this species.
  9. A hitch route is a pattern run by a receiver in American football, where the receiver will act as if he is running a pattern down field, taking possibly one or two steps forward before quickly stopping and looking for a quick pass before the defender has a chance to react and try to deflect the ...
  10. Christopher Eric Hitchens (born 13 April 1949) is an English-born author and journalist whose books, essays, and journalistic career span more than four decades. ...
  11. (Hitching (short story)) "Hitching" is a short story by Orson Scott Card. It appears in his short story collection Maps in a Mirror.
  12. A sudden pull; A fastener or connection point, as for a trailer; A problem, delay or source of difficulty; A hidden or unfavorable condition or element; a catch; A period of time. ...
  13. (Hitched) a slang term for “married”, this was originally used in reference to a pair of horses “hitched” to a cart. “Marge and Ben don’t arm wrestle much since they got hitched.”
  14. (hitched) tied on or fastened by a knot, ring, or hook
  15. (Hitches) A trailer ball can be installed on a bumper for light loads. A frame-mounted weight-carrying receiver hitch can be used for moderate loads. A frame-mounted weight-distributing receiver hitch can be used for heavier towing. A fifth-wheel hitch can be used for fifth-wheel trailering.
  16. (Hitches) Generally used to attach a rope to an object, and can be tied slipped like the Highwayman’s Hitch
  17. (Hitching) Excessive supporting of the bar on the legs during the dead lift, usually as a ratcheting motion up the leg
  18. Steel framework on a tow vehicle used to hook up a trailer.
  19. A knot used to attach a line to a cleat or other object.
  20. A method of temporarily connecting by loop, hook, or noose, an object to be moved to a lifting device such as a crane or gantry. Examples are single bitch, bridle hitch, basket hitch, and choker hitches.
  21. A peculiar manner of fastening ropes. (See PLATE 5 and page 48.)
  22. Attaches a rope to something, e.g., a Hitching Post, dock pole, mooring buoy, anchor, or cleat. Such knots include the Rolling Hitch, Cleat Hitch, Buntline Hitch, Icicle Hitch, Distel Hitch, and Lighterman's Hitch.
  23. informal reference to a term or period of military service. Also, an unexpected difficulty or delay.
  24. The fastening unit that joins a movable vehicle to the vehicle that pulls it.
  25. Part of a knot; 'a round turn and two half hitches'