highjacker

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n highjacker a holdup man who stops a vehicle and steals from it
    • n highjacker someone who uses force to take over a vehicle (especially an airplane) in order to reach an alternative 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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