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  • 1 Hitch — Título Hispanoamérica: Hitch: especialista en seducción España: Hitch: especialista en ligues Ficha técnica Dirección Andy Tennant Ayudante de dirección …

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  • 2 Hitch — may refer to* Hitch knot, a knot used to attach a rope to a fixed object. * Tow hitch, a construction on a truck or car to attach a trailer. * Hitches, fish in the genus Lavinia (genus) including Lavinia exilicauda * Hitch (film), a movie… …

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  • 3 Hitch — Hitch, n. 1. A catch; anything that holds, as a hook; an impediment; an obstacle; an entanglement. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of catching, as on a hook, etc. [1913 Webster] 3. A stop or sudden halt; a stoppage; an impediment; a temporary… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 hitch — hitch; hitch·cock; hitch·er; hitch·hik·er; hitch·i·ly; hitch·i·ti; un·hitch; hitch·cock·ian; …

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  • 5 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 hitch — Ⅰ. hitch UK US /hɪtʃ/ noun [C] ► a difficulty, usually one that is unexpected: a legal/technical hitch »The airline has been plagued by technical hitches and staff shortages. »The steady ascent of the company s profits continued without a hitch… …

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  • 7 hitch — ► VERB 1) move into a different position with a jerk. 2) fasten or tether with a rope. 3) informal travel or obtain (a lift) by hitch hiking. ► NOUN 1) a temporary difficulty. 2) a knot of a kind used to fasten one thing temporarily to another.… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 hitch — [hich] vi. [ME hicchen, to move jerkily < ?] 1. to move jerkily; walk haltingly; limp; hobble 2. to become fastened or caught, as by becoming entangled or hooking on to something 3. to strike the feet together in moving: said of a horse ☆ 4.… …

    English World dictionary

  • 9 Hitch — ist der Originaltitel des US amerikanischen Spielfilms Hitch – Der Date Doktor (2005) der Spitzname des US amerikanischen Filmregisseurs und Produzenten Alfred Hitchcock (1899–1980) eine Anhängemöglichkeit zur Verbindung von Traktoren mit… …

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  • 10 Hitch — Hitch, v. i. To {hitchhike}; mostly used in the phrase to hitch a ride; as, he hitched his way home; he hitched a ride home. [PJC] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 Hitch — (h[i^]ch), v. t. [Cf. Scot. hitch a motion by a jerk, and hatch, hotch, to move by jerks, also Prov. G. hiksen, G. hinken, to limp, hobble; or E. hiccough; or possibly akin to E. hook.] 1. To become entangled or caught; to be linked or yoked; to… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 12 hitch — [n] problem, difficulty block, bug*, catch, check, delay, discontinuance, drawback, glitch*, hang up, hindrance, hold up, impediment, interruption, joker, mishap, snafu*, snag, stoppage, stumbling block, tangle, trouble; concepts 666,674 Ant.… …

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  • 13 hitch — index connection (fastening), damper (stopper), encumbrance, obstruction, period Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burto …

    Law dictionary

  • 14 hitch|er — «HIHCH uhr», noun. 1. a person or thing that hitches. 2. U.S. Informal. a hitchhiker …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 15 hitch — I n. (colloq.) obstacle stoppage 1) a slight hitch 2) a hitch in (there s been a slight hitch in our plans) 3) without a hitch (it went off without a hitch) period of military service (esp. AE) 4) to do a hitch 5) to sign up for another hitch II …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 16 hitch — hitch1 [hıtʃ] v 1.) [I and T] informal to get free rides from the drivers of passing cars by standing at the side of the road and putting a hand out with the thumb raised = ↑hitchhike hitch across/around/to ▪ He plans to hitch right round the… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 hitch — I UK [hɪtʃ] / US verb Word forms hitch : present tense I/you/we/they hitch he/she/it hitches present participle hitching past tense hitched past participle hitched 1) [intransitive/transitive] informal to travel by asking other people to take you …

    English dictionary

  • 18 hitch — hitch1 [ hıtʃ ] verb 1. ) intransitive or transitive INFORMAL to travel by asking other people to take you in their car, by standing on the side of a road and holding out your thumb or a sign: We managed to hitch a ride to Abilene with a truck… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 19 hitch — [[t]hɪ̱tʃ[/t]] hitches, hitching, hitched 1) N COUNT A hitch is a slight problem or difficulty which causes a short delay. After some technical hitches the show finally got under way... The five hour operation went without a hitch. Syn: snag 2)… …

    English dictionary

  • 20 hitch — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ slight ▪ last minute (esp. BrE) ▪ There are always a few last minute hitches at the dress rehearsal. ▪ legal (BrE), technical …

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