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English definition of “hitchhike”

hitchhike

verb [I]  /ˈhɪtʃˌhɑɪk/ us  
to travel by getting a free ride in someone else’s road vehicle: It took six days to hitchhike across Minnesota.
hitchhiker
noun [C]  /ˈhɪtʃˌhɑɪ·kər/ us  
(Definition of hitchhike from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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