1. a period of time spent in military service
2. the state of inactivity following an interruption
3. an unforeseen obstacle
4. a connection between a vehicle and the load that it pulls
5. a knot that can be undone by pulling against the strain that holds it; a temporary knot
Definition categories: man–made, knot
6. any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
7. the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg
Sentences with hitch as a noun:
- His truck sported a heavy-duty hitch for his boat.
- The banquet went off without a hitch. (Meaning the banquet went smoothly.)
- The deal sounds too good to be true. What's the hitch?
- She served two hitches in Vietnam.
- U.S. TROOPS FACE LONGER ARMY HITCH
1. to hook or entangle
Similar word(s): catch
2. walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury
3. jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched
4. travel by getting free rides from motorists
5. connect to a vehicle:
- hitch the trailer to the car
Sentences with hitch as a verb:
- She hitched her jeans up and then tightened her belt.
- He hitched the bedroll to his backpack and went camping.
- to hitch a ride