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hitchhikeverb [I]

 us   /ˈhɪtʃˌhɑɪk/
to travel by getting a free ride in someone else’s road vehicle: It took six days to hitchhike across Minnesota.
hitchhiker
noun [C]  us   /ˈhɪtʃˌhɑɪ·kər/
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hitchhikeverb [I]

uk   /ˈhɪtʃ.haɪk/  us   /ˈhɪtʃ.haɪk/
B1 to travel by getting free rides in someone else's vehicle: I would never hitchhike on my own. They hitchhiked to Paris.
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hitchhiker
noun [C] uk   /ˈhɪtʃ.haɪ.kər/  us   /ˈhɪtʃ.haɪ.kɚ/
Jack often picks up hitchhikers.
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