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- n. A person who hitchhikes.
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- n. a person who travels by getting free rides from passing vehicles; one who hitchhikes.
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- n. a person who travels by getting free rides from passing vehicles
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Polanski, who went on to direct "Chinatown" and "Rosemary's Baby," dubbed the hitchhiker's high, light voice with his own.
And then, as she whooshes by, she sees that the hitchhiker is a woman.
As we drew closer, we could see that the hitchhiker was a young woman, maybe seventeen, eighteen years old.
Buford's assailant was never apprehended, and he theorized that the hitchhiker was a "wanted man" who had panicked when he realized that he had crawled into a car with a lawman.
(link) The variant I'm familiar with (UK) the ghost is benevolent, and helps the driver get home safely (by keeping them awake, taking the wheel, what have you), and often the hitchhiker is the ghost of someone who died on a bad curve on that same road while driving home late at night some time earlier.
" Everyone wants to pin it on a person or country and I think that ' s nearly impossible, " he said, calling cholera a " hitchhiker " that is carried across borders in water, food, and by people.
The question of whether its crew knew what kind of hitchhiker they'd taken aboard was still open.
The hitchhiker was a student at NUST, and he wasn’t aware that the election date (29th March) had been set.
(Delahanty denied any wrongdoing after his arrest, first blaming the shooting on a "hitchhiker" they'd picked up and, later, on Wilson himself.)
The truck was finally stopped, after much yelling and pounding on the fenders and the rear window of the cab by the other hitchhiker.