Hitch Hitch, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Hitched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Hitching}.] 1. To hook; to catch or fasten as by a hook or a knot; to make fast, unite, or yoke; as, to hitch a horse, or a halter; hitch your wagon to a star. [1913 Webster +PJC]

2. To move with hitches; as, he hitched his chair nearer. [1913 Webster]

{To hitch up}. (a) To fasten up. (b) To pull or raise with a jerk; as, a sailor hitches up his trousers. (c) To attach, as a horse, to a vehicle; as, hitch up the gray mare. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • hitched — mod. married. (Folksy.) □ Sam and Mary decided to get hitched. □ They went out of state to get hitched …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • Hitched — married …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • hitched — Australian Slang married …   English dialects glossary

  • hitched — adj. married (Slang) hɪtʃ n. connecting, fastening; impediment, problem, delay; knot for securing something v. tie, fasten, attach; harness an animal; raise in a jerky abrupt manner; be caught, be entangled; hobble, limp; marry (Slang);… …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hitched — /hɪtʃt / (say hicht) adjective Colloquial married …   Australian English dictionary

  • HITCHED — …   Useful english dictionary

  • hitched his wagon to a star — based his words on some higher authority, brought in documented evidence to back up his words …   English contemporary dictionary

  • get hitched — (slang) To get married • • • Main Entry: ↑hitch * * * get hitched informal phrase to get married Thesaurus: to get, or to be marriedsynonym marital status …   Useful english dictionary

  • get hitched — If you get hitched, you get married …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • get hitched — {v. phr.} To get married. * /After a long period of dating, Fred and Mary finally got hitched./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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