- past participle
- present participle
enlistment, hitch, term of enlistment, tour of duty, duty tour, tour (noun)
a period of time spent in military service
arrest, check, halt, hitch, stay, stop, stoppage (noun)
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"
hang-up, hitch, rub, snag (noun)
an unforeseen obstacle
a connection between a vehicle and the load that it pulls
a knot that can be undone by pulling against the strain that holds it; a temporary knot
hindrance, hinderance, hitch, preventive, preventative, encumbrance, incumbrance, interference (noun)
any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome
hitch, hobble, limp (verb)
the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg
hitch, catch (verb)
to hook or entangle
"One foot caught in the stirrup"
limp, gimp, hobble, hitch (verb)
walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury
"The old woman hobbles down to the store every day"
buck, jerk, hitch (verb)
jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched
"the yung filly bucked"
hitchhike, hitch, thumb (verb)
travel by getting free rides from motorists
connect to a vehicle: "hitch the trailer to the car"
A sudden pull.
Any of various knots used to attach a rope to an object other than another rope . See List of hitch knots in Wikipedia.
A fastener or connection point, as for a trailer.
A problem, delay or source of difficulty.
A hidden or unfavorable condition or element; a catch.
A period of time. Most often refers to time spent in the military.
To pull with a jerk.
To attach, tie or fasten.
To marry, especially to get hitched.
contraction of hitchhike, to thumb a ride.
Hitch is a 2005 romantic comedy directed by Andy Tennant and starring Will Smith. The film, which was written by Kevin Bisch, co-stars Eva Mendes, Kevin James, and Amber Valletta. Smith plays the main fictional character of the film, Alex "Hitch" Hitchens, who is a professional dating consultant who makes a living teaching men how to woo women. The character of Alex Hitchens is based upon the real-life American dating and life coach, David Wygant. The film was released on February 11, 2005 by Columbia Pictures.