hitch•hikePronunciation: (hich'hīk"), [key]
—v., -hiked, -hik•ing,
to travel by standing on the side of the road and soliciting rides from passing vehicles.
to ask for or get (a ride) by hitchhiking.
an act or instance of hitchhiking.
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