Definitions for hitch

Definitions for (noun) hitch

Main entry: hobble, hitch, limp

Definition: the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg

Main entry: hinderance, hindrance, hitch, incumbrance, interference, encumbrance, preventative, preventive

Definition: any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome

Main entry: hitch

Definition: a knot that can be undone by pulling against the strain that holds it; a temporary knot

Main entry: hitch

Definition: a connection between a vehicle and the load that it pulls

Main entry: snag, rub, hang-up, hitch

Definition: an unforeseen obstacle

Main entry: arrest, stop, stoppage, check, halt, hitch, stay

Definition: the state of inactivity following an interruption

Usage: 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

Main entry: hitch, duty tour, enlistment, term of enlistment, tour, tour of duty

Definition: a period of time spent in military service

Definitions for (verb) hitch

Main entry: hitch, catch

Definition: to hook or entangle

Usage: One foot caught in the stirrup

Main entry: hitch

Definition: connect to a vehicle: "hitch the trailer to the car"

Main entry: jerk, buck, hitch

Definition: jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched

Usage: the yung filly bucked

Main entry: hobble, gimp, hitch, limp

Definition: walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury

Usage: The old woman hobbles down to the store every day

Main entry: thumb, hitch, hitchhike

Definition: travel by getting free rides from motorists

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