- IPA: /ˈhɪtʃhaɪk/
hitchhike (hitchhikes, present participle hitchhiking; past and past participle hitchhiked)
- To try to get a ride in a passing vehicle while standing at the side of a road, generally by either sticking out one's finger or thumb or holding a sign with one's stated destination.
- To be carried along with something else, for example Genetic Hitchhiking where a gene is propagated because it occurs in conjunction with a favourable mutation, or Cultural Hitchhiking where a cultural trait spreads with a technologically advanced population.
- French: faire de l'autostop, faire du stop
- German: trampen, per Anhalter fahren
- Portuguese: pedir carona (Brazil), pedir boleia (Portugal)
- Russian: голосова́ть