Hitch in a sentence as a noun

For them, flu is not a disease, but rather a simple hitch-hiker.

You can teach kids group theory before calculus without a hitch.

Running over a trailer hitch at 70mph is a major accident.

I use it to sync to my Nook, handle book metadata, convert from format to format, all without a hitch.

He said he saw engineers pull the wires from dozens of routers handling GBs of data -- all without a hitch.

Hitch in a sentence as a verb

For a lark I'm going to take an old project that has been running for years without a hitch and I'm going to retro-actively add tests to the code.

Too bad we rarely get a postmortem on ******* insane production hackery that actually goes off without a hitch.

If they're going to either be suddenly shut down or have prohibitive, anti-startup pricing applied to them then why should we hitch our wagon to their horse?

I love the fact that the author thinks Windows is unsuitable because the people who are using it for displays don't know how to turn off a screensaver, but somehow those same people will magically understand how to run Linux without a hitch.

Hitch definitions


a period of time spent in military service

See also: enlistment tour


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"

See also: arrest check halt stay stop stoppage


an unforeseen obstacle

See also: hang-up snag


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


any obstruction that impedes or is burdensome

See also: hindrance hinderance preventive preventative encumbrance incumbrance interference


the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg

See also: hobble limp


to hook or entangle; "One foot caught in the stirrup"

See also: catch


walk impeded by some physical limitation or injury; "The old woman hobbles down to the store every day"

See also: limp gimp hobble


jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched; "the yung filly bucked"

See also: buck jerk


travel by getting free rides from motorists

See also: hitchhike thumb


connect to a vehicle: "hitch the trailer to the car"