- A sudden pull.
- (nautical) A noose or knot as used by sailors.
verb (hitches, hitching, hitched)
- A knot used to secure a line to a spar, ring, post or the like (Knots and Splices by Cyrus L Day, Adlard Coles Nautical, 2001)
- A fastener or connection point, as for a trailer.
- His truck sported a heavy-duty for his boat.
- (informal) A problem, delay or source of difficulty.
- The banquet went off without a . (Meaning the banquet went smoothly.)
- A hidden or unfavorable condition or element; a catch.
- The deal sounds too good to be true. What's the ?
- To pull with a jerk.
- She hitched her jeans up and then tightend her belt.
- To attach, tie or fasten.
- He hitched the bedroll to his backpack and went camping.
- (informal) To marry, especially to get hitched.
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