from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Characterized by hitches or jerks; interrupted by temporary obstructions.


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  • WASTLER: So gray area, making sort of hitchy (ph) with the charge.

    CNN Transcript Sep 18, 2004

  • And see, there was Major Hardy, leaning over the pianist that he might read the words through his monocle, and singing with the best of them: "Everybody's doing it -- doing it -- doing it," and "Hitchy-koo, hitchy-koo, hitchy-koo."

    Tell England A Study in a Generation

  • Miss Slocum had a queer, mincing gait which her long limbs appeared averse to, and the result was a little hitchy.

    That Girl Montana

  • General Marmora -- a thin, shabby, energetic man -- was everywhere; for the new order of things seemed a little hitchy.

    Shawl-Straps A Second Series of Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag

  • Certain animations are still a bit hitchy, especially involving Mayer's car, but there's still time to resolve those before release.


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