hitchhike hitchhike  /ˈhɪtʃ ˌhaɪk/


  • (v) travel by getting free rides from motorists



  1. Later, she said, she would hitchhike to Florida.
  2. McCoy might have got away with it had he not in effect used the hijack to hitchhike home.
  3. Instead of turning him down, the boss proposed a bet: if Breslin wanted to hitchhike out to Pasadena and crash the gate, all on $50 of his own, he could go ahead.


  • Bedbugs, the unwanted guests in your hotel room

        I confess. I’m one of those people who has become neurotic about bedbugs while traveling. I check every hotel room to make sure I’m not sharing it with unwanted insect guests who will hitchhike home on my suitcase or clothing and raise havoc.     Like ma
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Seattle Times


  1. "I'm planning on getting there Saturday," Tressel said. "We've got practice in the morning, but I'm going to find a way to get there, even if I have to hitchhike. I can't wait to see the ballgame."
    on Mar 27, 2007 By: Jim Tressel Source: Columbus Dispatch

  2. "When we started off in high school, my high school coach expected us to be at practice at 7 in the morning, and then we had to practice afterwards, too," Sloan said. "I would hitchhike 16 miles to get there. The bus came around about a...
    on Sep 10, 2009 By: Jerry Sloan Source: SportingNews.com

  3. "Most guys had to hitchhike home because they didn't have any money," Kiner said. "Fortunately, I made the club."
    on Mar 26, 2010 By: Ralph Kiner Source: New York Times (blog)

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