verb (used without object), hitch·hiked, hitch·hik·ing.
- to travel by standing on the side of the road and soliciting rides from passing vehicles.
verb (used with object), hitch·hiked, hitch·hik·ing.
- to ask for or get (a ride) by hitchhiking.
- an act or instance of hitchhiking.
- (intr) to travel by obtaining free lifts in motor vehicles