Definition of autostop in English:

autostop

noun

  • Especially in French contexts: hitch-hiking.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in The Los Angeles Times. From French autostop hitch-hiking from auto car + either stop (interjection) ‘stop!’ or stop (noun) brake light.

Pronunciation

autostop

/ˈɔːtəʊˌstɒp/