Translation of "hitch" - English-French dictionary


noun countablehitch /hɪtʃ/
a problem or difficulty
contretemps masculine , accroc masculine

The wedding went off without a hitch.
Le mariage s'est déroulé sans accroc.

a technical hitch
un ennui technique

(Translation of “hitch” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)


verb /hitʃ/

to fasten to something

He hitched his horse to the fencepost
He hitched his car to his caravan.

to hitch-hike

faire du stop
I can’t afford the trainfare to London – I’ll have to hitch.
hitch-hike verb

to travel by means of free rides in other people’s cars

faire du stop
He has hitch-hiked all over Britain.
hitch-hiker noun

hitch a lift/ride

to get a free ride in someone else’s car.

profiter d’une occasion
We hitched a lift to Norwich.
hitch up

to pull up or raise with a sudden short pull

remonter (d’une saccade)
He hitched up his trousers.



a kind of knot.


a sudden, short pull upwards

She gave her skirt a hitch.

(Translation of “hitch” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)