Definition of Hitch


  • 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 temporary knot
  • a connection between a vehicle and the load that it pulls
  • an unforeseen obstacle
    - hang up
  • 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
    - term of enlistment - tour of duty - duty tour


  • connect to a vehicle: "hitch the trailer to the car"
  • travel by getting free rides from motorists
  • 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"
  • to hook or entangle
    "One foot caught in the stirrup"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Hitch

  • Scrabble® score of the hitch (13)
  • Word Chums® score of the hitch (16)
  • Words With Friends® score of the hitch (12)

Unscramble hitch

14 unscramble word found using the letters hitch.

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