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Definitions of hitch

  1.   a connection between a vehicle and the load that it pulls
  2.   jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched; " the yung filly bucked"
  3.   To hook; jerk; fasten.
  4.   A jerk; obstacle; kind of noose.
  5.   The act of catching, as on a hook, etc.
  6.   the state of inactivity following an interruption; " 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"
  7.   To move by jerks, or with stops; to become hooked or entangled; to hit the legs together, as horses.
  8.   A catch; anything that holds, as a hook; an impediment; an obstacle; an entanglement.
  9.   A small dislocation of a bed or vein.
  10.   connect to a vehicle: " hitch the trailer to the car"
  11.   A catch or anything that holds; a jerk up; a stop or halt; an impediment; a break; a knot or noose in a rope for fastening it to another object.
  12.   a knot that can be undone by pulling against the strain that holds it
  13.   A noose - like knot.
  14.   the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg
  15.   an unforeseen obstacle
  16.   To hit the legs together in going, as horses; to interfere.
  17.   travel by getting free rides from motorists
  18.   To move with hitches; as, he hitched his chair nearer.
  19.   To move by jerks; be caught.
  20.   To become entangled or caught; move by jerks; strike the feet together, as horses.
  21.   To hook: to catch.
  22.   jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched, as of horses
  23.   To fasten or tie.
  24.   A jerk: a catch or anything that holds: an obstacle: a sudden halt: ( naut.) a knot or noose.
  25.   a period of time spent in military service
  26.   To hook; to catch by a hook; to fasten; to pull up with jerks.
  27.   A stop; obstruction.
  28.   A sudden movement or pull; a pull up; as, the sailor gave his trousers a hitch.
  29.   The act of fastening, as by a rope.
  30.   A stop or sudden halt; a stoppage; an impediment; a temporary obstruction; an obstacle; as, a hitch in one's progress or utterance; a hitch in the performance.
  31.   A knot or noose in a rope which can be readily undone; - intended for a temporary fastening; as, a half hitch; a clove hitch; a timber hitch, etc.
  32.   A catch, or anything which acts as one; a knot or noose in a rope; a sudden stop or halt; an impediment.
  33.   To move by jerks; become entangled.
  34.   To hook, or catch by a hook; to catch; to move by jerks.
  35.   any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
  36.   To become entangled or caught; to be linked or yoked; to unite; to cling.
  37.   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.
  38.   to hook or entangle; " One foot caught in the stirrup"
  39.   To move by jerks, as if caught by a hook: to be caught by a hook: to be caught or fall into.
  40.   To move interruptedly or with halts, jerks, or steps; - said of something obstructed or impeded.
  41.   walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury; " The old woman hobbles down to the store every day"
  42.   A catch; that which acts like a catch; impediment; a pulling or jerking upwards.

Antonyms for hitch

drop, pull, take out, withdraw, unhitch, jump, bulge, advantage, stead, vantage, catbird seat, inside track, upper hand, edge, whip hand.

Quotes of hitch

  1. There's a great power in words, if you don't hitch too many of them together. – Josh Billings
  2. My daddy used to say that I was too big to ride and too little to hitch a wagon- no good for a damn thing. – Dan Blocker
  3. It's only a hitch when you're in a slump. When you're hitting the ball its called rhythm. – Eddie Mathews
  4. That's what I liked about hitch -hiking. If a crowd wasn't big enough, I kept walkin.' – Brownie McGhee
  5. When I was hitch -hiking, people had to follow me, 'cause I didn't stay long. – Brownie McGhee
  6. Focusing your life solely on making a buck shows a certain poverty of ambition. It asks too little of yourself. Because it's only when you hitch your wagon to something larger than yourself that you realize your true potential. – Barack Obama
  7. I came to Ireland 20 years ago as a student, hitch -hiking round for a week and staying in Dublin. – Greta Scacchi
  8. Hitch suggested a name actress to play Marion because the bigger the star the more unbelievable it would be that we would kill her. – Joseph Stefano
  9. I didn't know it at the time, but Hitch didn't want to talk to me- he hated meeting with people he might have to reject. As it turned out, someone, maybe his agent, insisted that he interview me. – Joseph Stefano
  10. I always told Hitch that it would have been better to put seats around the set and sell tickets. – James Stewart

Usage examples for hitch

  1. Here, however, there was a slight hitch – Christopher Columbus, Complete by Filson Young
  2. At last a roar went up, as Hitch knocked the leg stump flying out of the ground. ” – The Loom of Youth by Alec Waugh
  3. They were after Trevison within a few seconds, but the black horse was far ahead, running without hitch or stumble, as straight toward Manti as his willing muscles and his loyal heart could take him. ” – 'Firebrand' Trevison by Charles Alden Seltzer
  4. Then come yer back an' rest a bit in the settin'- room, an' I'll have my boy hitch up an' take yer thar. ” – Janice Meredith by Paul Leicester Ford
  5. They couldn't just have something go off without a hitch for a change. ” – Underground by Suelette Dreyfus
  6. In the summer of 1883, by way of a change from continental travel, Miss Field determined to hitch her wagon to a star and journey westward. ” –  by
  7. Not a hitch anywhere. ” – Poor, Dear Margaret Kirby and Other Stories by Kathleen Norris
  8. Now you speak of it, I remember my agent said there was some hitch at first; but he must have got over it in some way or other. ” – At Love's Cost by Charles Garvice
  9. Every hitch was shouted abroad, every success was concealed or twisted. ” – James B. Eads by Louis How
  10. “ I followed out your plan- it worked without a hitch – The Hampstead Mystery by John R. Watson
  11. “ I charge 'ee to tell me the facts about that hitch of our'n. ” – Wandering Heath by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  12. Hitch your wagon to a star; but begin by making a few dollars more a year than you spend. ” – Adventures In Contentment by David Grayson AKA: Ray Stannard Baker
  13. “ " They will be a trifle large, but you'll have to hitch them up in spots and in in other spots and make the best of it," Anthony pursued firmly. ” – In And Out by Edgar Franklin
  14. They did pull, but the hitch slipped, and both went down beneath the water. ” – Jack Tier or The Florida Reef by James Fenimore Cooper
  15. Hitch the dogs and run for it by night, He'll burn us out when he comes. ” – Pardners by Rex Beach
  16. “ I may be a little late in gett'n' there, faw I've got to hitch up aft' a while and take Mother Tombs to spend the day, both of us, with our daughters, Mrs. Hamlet and Lazarus Graves. ” – John March, Southerner by George W. Cable
  17. “ I told you that we've sent five un- manned ships up and everyone came back without a hitch – Breakaway by Stanley Gimble
  18. There shouldn't be " a hitch anywhere. ” – The Village Watch-Tower by (AKA Kate Douglas Riggs) Kate Douglas Wiggin
  19. During the negotiations connected with the formation of this Government a very serious hitch occurred which at one time threatened the whole project with disaster. ” – With the "Die-Hards" in Siberia by John Ward
  20. There was no hitch in any of the arrangements. ” – Cities of the Dawn by J. Ewing Ritchie

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