hitchhike definition

  • verb-intransitive:
    • to visit by soliciting no-cost rides along a road.
    • traveling by getting no-cost trips from passing cars.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To solicit or get (a free ride) along a road.
  • verb:
    • to get a ride in a passing vehicle while standing beside a road. Typically by either sticking out one's finger or thumb or keeping an indicator with one's reported location.
    • to-be held alongside something different, like Genetic Hitchhiking in which a gene is propagated given that it happens in conjunction with a favourable mutation, or Cultural Hitchhiking where a cultural characteristic develops with a technologically advanced populace.
    • travel by getting free rides from motorists

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