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    hitch - Dictionary definition and meaning for word hitch

    Definition
    (noun) a period of time spent in military service Definition
    (noun) the state of inactivity following an interruption
    Synonyms : arrest , check , halt , stay , stop , stoppage
    Example Sentence
    • 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
    Definition
    (noun) an unforeseen obstacle
    Synonyms : hang-up , rub , snag
    Definition
    (noun) a connection between a vehicle and the load that it pulls Definition
    (noun) a knot that can be undone by pulling against the strain that holds it; a temporary knot Definition
    (noun) any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome Definition
    (noun) the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg
    Synonyms : hobble , limp
    Definition
    (verb) to hook or entangle
    Synonyms : catch
    Example Sentence
    • One foot caught in the stirrup
    Definition
    (verb) walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury
    Synonyms : gimp , hobble , limp
    Example Sentence
    • The old woman hobbles down to the store every day
    Definition
    (verb) jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched
    Synonyms : buck , jerk
    Example Sentence
    • the yung filly bucked
    Definition
    (verb) travel by getting free rides from motorists
    Synonyms : hitchhike , thumb
    Definition
    (verb) connect to a vehicle:
    Example Sentence
    • hitch the trailer to the car
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