Definition of hitch-hike in English:
Travel by getting free lifts in passing vehicles: we hitch-hiked up to Scotland
More example sentences
- ‘As I was not in the habit of borrowing money, I took to hitch-hiking to travel through Europe,’ he says.
- We lived in squats and abandoned buildings, didn't really go to school, travelled, hitch-hiked.
- I travelled by foot, by hitch-hiking and by clambering onto the wagons of freight trains.
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A journey made by hitch-hiking.
- Instead of girls playing hockey we have girls smoking fags; instead of midnight feasts we have midnight hitch-hikes to the local pub.
- There were other breaks too, the random hitch-hike through France to northern Spain, the holidays in Greece.
- Miss Bond's friend took part in the hitch-hike last year and is a representative of the charity this year.
- Example sentences
- Celebrity hitch-hikers apart, the custom of seeking or giving a ‘lift’ has been slow in catching on in the city.
- Locals looked on in surprise as hitch-hikers, cyclists, bikers, cars, vans and minibuses filled up the village square.
- However the most eagle-eyed will notice that Bertha has now welcomed on board some eager hitch-hikers.
Definition of hitch-hike in:
- US English dictionary