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hitch British & World English

Move (something) into a different position with a jerk

hitch English Thesaurus

she hitched the blanket around her

clove hitch British & World English

A knot by which a rope is secured by passing it twice round a spar or another rope that it crosses at right angles in such a way that both ends pass under the loop of rope at the front

half hitch British & World English

A knot formed by passing the end of a rope round its standing part and then through the loop

hitch-hike British & World English

Travel by getting free lifts in passing vehicles

rolling hitch British & World English

A kind of hitch used to attach a rope to a spar or larger rope

timber hitch British & World English

A knot used in attaching a rope to a log or spar

slippery hitch British & World English

A kind of knot made fast by catching part of the rope beneath the loop, released by pulling on the free end

hitch one's wagon to a star British & World English

Try to succeed by forming a relationship with someone who is already successful

hitch one's wagon to a star in hitch British & World English

Try to succeed by forming a relationship with someone who is already successful