Translation of "hitch" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /hɪtʃ/ us

a temporary difficulty that causes a short delay

Due to a slight technical hitch the concert will be starting half an hour late.
verb uk /hɪtʃ/ us
hitch a lift/ride informal

to get a free ride in someone else’s vehicle as a way of travelling

hacer autostop
They hitched a lift to Edinburgh from a passing car.

to fasten something to another thing by tying it with a rope or using a metal hook

The horses were hitched to a shiny, black carriage.
We just need to hitch the trailer (on)to the car and then we can go.

Phrasal verb(s)

(Translation of “hitch” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /hitʃ/

to fasten to something

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

to hitch-hike

hacer autoestop, ir a dedo
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

hacer autoestop, ir a dedo
He has hitch-hiked all over Britain.
hitch-hiker noun

hitch a lift/ride

to get a free ride in someone else’s car

llevar/acercar a alguien (en un vehículo)
We hitched a lift to Norwich.
hitch up phrasal verb

to pull up or raise with a sudden short pull

He hitched up his trousers.

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