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  • n. Plural form of hitchhiker.


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  • I believe the hitchhikers are the natural predators for the 456 ... and maybe have a little of that mojo that makes kiddies live forever, too.

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  • As he drew closer, he realized one of the hitchhikers was a woman.

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  • The problem is that we have some unrelated issues that are still being discussed, or that the senators may try to add to this bill, and we have to figure out how to deal with that, because if we start adding all kind of hitchhikers to this train, it will slow down or stop it.

    CNN Transcript Oct 4, 2001

  • Zebra mussels are considered to be "hitchhikers" and they only move from one place to another by clinging to a foreign object, like a boat.

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  • There were daily rituals: sheets went into the dryer for at least 90 minutes to kill any bedbugs that might be on them, showers before leaving the house to eliminate any '"hitchhikers" and an inspection for bites in the morning and before bed.

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  • My "hitchhikers" are, of course, live Maine lobsters. New England Travel

  • On a familiarization visit to the camp, a call came in for a padre to sort out 'hitchhikers' on a gun carriage that had been used for a funeral the day before.

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  • Millions of bees hummed in their boxes and hundreds, perhaps thousands of hitchhikers filled the air.

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  • Their ability to rent cars, pick up omnipresent hitchhikers, use public buses and trains, and stay in casas particulares bed and breakfasts will foster greater spontaneous engagement with Cubans than is afforded by the group tours currently required by OFAC and available only through Cuban government sanctioned ground operators.

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  • I have to go with the Deadman's Road cover despite the fact that it is vaguely reminiscent of Disneyland's Haunted Mansion hitchhikers.

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