how to pronounce hitch


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hitch is pronounced in one syllable

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An example use of hitch in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… without a hitch so it's a different so i …”

meanings of hitch


  1. To become entangled or caught; to be linked or yoked; to unite; to cling.
  2. To strike the legs together in going, as horses; to interfere.
  3. To move interruptedly or with halts, jerks, or steps; said of something obstructed or impeded.
  4. Contraction of hitchhike, to thumb a ride.
  5. To pull with a jerk.
  6. To attach, tie or fasten.
  7. To marry oneself to; especially to get hitched.


  1. A hidden or unfavorable condition or element; a catch.
  2. A period of time spent in the military.
  3. A fastener or connection point, as for a trailer.
  4. A sudden pull.
  5. A problem, delay or source of difficulty.
  6. Any of various knots used to attach a rope to an object other than another rope.


  1. A surname​.
  2. Alfred Hitchcock.

hitch frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word hitch occurs in english on average 3.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics hitch can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that hitch can be often used in the following areas:

1) transport and travel;

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