carjack

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v carjack take someone's car from him by force, usually with the intention of stealing it "My car was carjacked last night!"
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n carjack A screw or hydraulic-jack used in lifting cars or locomotives, or in replacing them on the track when derailed.
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Usage


In news:

An inmate who escaped from a north-central Kansas jail has been sentenced to another 18 years in federal prison for carjacking.
One of four inmates who fled a north-central Kansas jail has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for a carjacking after the escape.
Prosecutors announced Thursday that 22-year-old Eric James was sentenced on one count of carjacking.
Farley Curry, 28, will remain in jail on charges of kidnapping, carjacking, robbery and battery, officials said.
No bond for felon charged with carjacking of two women in Winter Park.
Garfield police searching for female suspect in assault, carjacking outside grocery store.
A FedEx truck was carjacked from an apartment complex on Southern Avenue near the D.C.-Prince George 's border Tuesday morning, then abandoned in a neighborhood a short distance away, authorities said.
Gamers can finally start carjacking again.
Garfield police searching for female suspect in assault, carjacking outside grocery store .
Woman punched, carjacked at gunpoint .
A woman was carjacked in Pinole on Friday night at gunpoint by a woman who initially said she needed help getting to her mother's house in San Pablo, police said.
Driver carjacked at gunpoint and forced into trunk.
Carjacking suspects nabbed in pizza heist .
Police said Friday that they've solved an attempted carjacking case in which the suspect left his identification in the back seat.
" When it became common for criminals to snatch cars forcibly from their owners, the term "carjack" came naturally.
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