thumb a ride

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thumb a ride definition


  1. tv.
    to beg a ride; to stand at the side of the street and signal to cars with one's thumb for a ride; to hitchhike. : I'll thumb a ride to get there if I have to.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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thumb a ride

see hitch a ride.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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