hitchhiker hitchhiker  /ˈhɪtʃ ˌhaɪ kər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a person who travels by getting free rides from passing vehicles

Usage(s):

  1. But now advances in mobile Internet phones are making an interactive hitchhiker's guide to earth a real possibility.
  2. The Drifter is a thumb-time hitchhiker and full-time vagabond.
  3. The twin-engined Beechcraft rolling down the runway at Churchill under a lowering, leaden sky carried four assigned passengers and one hitchhiker.

News

  • Review: 'The Rambler' is a hitchhiker horror that travels a deceptive path

    The film is hallucinatory and handsome, though you may eventually tire of all the screaming. Picture Clint Eastwood blundering into a David Lynch movie and you'll have "The Rambler," Calvin Lee Reeder's hallucinatory hitchhiker horror about a taciturn ex-con (Dermot Mulroney) who keeps stumbling across strangers — and corpses — that might not actually exist. Either way, he doesn't much seem to ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

Quotes

  • The late Douglas Adams said in an interview some time after finishing the fifth book: "I suspect at some point in the future I will write a sixth Hitchhiker book ...... I would love to finish Hitchhiker on a slightly more upbeat note. Five seems to...
    on Sep 16, 2008 By: Douglas Adams Source: Belfast Telegraph

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