Definition of "hijacked" []

  • To seize, divert, or appropriate (a vehicle or the goods it carries) while in transit (verb)
  • To rob (a person or vehicle) by force (verb)
  • (esp in the US during Prohibition) to rob (a bootlegger or smuggler) of his illicit goods or to steal (illicit goods) in transit (verb)
  • The act or an instance of hijacking (noun)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of hijack. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

  • Describing a vehicle, aircraft or vessel whose control has been seized by force (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "hijacked" in a sentence
  • "I'm a feminist but I'm not in the Guardian sense as the word hijacked by a political movement."
  • "In 1972, Wright dressed as a priest and using an alias hijacked a Delta flight from Detroit to Miami with four other BLA members and three children, including Wright's companion and their two-year-old daughter."
  • "Clearly, by anti-Semitism, Stephen means anti-Jewish well then dont use the wrong term. a term hijacked (amongst other things) by jewish propaganda. i dont use word jewish instead of zionist do i?"
Words like "hijacked"