highjack

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v highjack take arbitrarily or by force "The Cubans commandeered the plane and flew it to Miami"
    • n highjack seizure of a vehicle in transit either to rob it or divert it to an alternate destination
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Usage

In literature:

So yuh see, Casey, a man can make an honest livin' at this game, even if he's highjacked every trip.
"The Trail of the White Mule" by B. M. Bower
I've been very neatly highjacked!
"Satellite System" by Horace Brown Fyfe
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In news:

Estado de Cholla residents highjack joint workshop session.
Smart TVs being highjacked for a DDoS attack.
The Cornhusker Highjack and the Constitution.
Adolfo Hernandez, 29, (Left) and Esau Molina, 23, are charged with vehicular highjacking, sexual abuse.
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