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  Words related to hitch

Related / Similar Words: hobble, limp, hindrance, preventive, preventative, encumbrance, incumbrance, interference, hang-up, rub, snag, arrest, check, halt, stay, stop, stoppage, enlistment, term of enlistment, tour of duty, duty tour, tour, catch, buck, jerk, hitchhike, thumb

 

Definition:
  • the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg;
  • any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome;
  • a knot that can be undone by pulling against the strain that holds it;
  • a connection between a vehicle and the load that it pulls;
  • an unforeseen obstacle;
  • the state of inactivity following an interruption; "the negotiations were in arrest"; "held them in check"; "during the halt he got some lunch"; "the momentary stay enabled him to escape the blow"; "he spent the entire stop in his seat";
  • a period of time spent in military service;
  • to hook or entangle; "One foot caught in the stirrup";
  • connect to a vehicle: "hitch the trailer to the car";
  • jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched; "the yung filly bucked";
  • walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury; "The old woman hobbles down to the store every day";
  • travel by getting free rides from motorists;

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    Hyponyms: clog, speed bump, Blackwall hitch, cat's-paw, rolling hitch, sheet bend, becket bend, weaver's knot, weaver's hitch, timber hitch, countercheck, logjam, snag

     

    Grouped Verbs: catch

     

    Derivational Morphology: limp, hobble, impede, hinder, hold on, stop, halt, hold, arrest, check, enlist, draft, muster in, catch, jerk, jerking, jolt, buck, hobbler, limper, hitchhiker

     

     
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