highjacker

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highjack (ˈhaɪˌdʒæk)
 
vb, —n
a less common spelling of hijack
 
'highjacker
 
n

hijack or highjack (ˈhaɪˌdʒæk)
 
vb
1.  (tr) to seize, divert, or appropriate (a vehicle or the goods it carries) while in transit: to hijack an aircraft
2.  to rob (a person or vehicle) by force: to hijack a traveller
3.  (esp in the US during Prohibition) to rob (a bootlegger or smuggler) of his illicit goods or to steal (illicit goods) in transit
 
n
4.  the act or an instance of hijacking
 
[C20: of unknown origin]
 
highjack or highjack
 
vb
 
n
 
[C20: of unknown origin]
 
'hijacker or highjack
 
n
 
'highjacker or highjack
 
n

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