Meaning of hijack
Pronunciation: (hī'jak"), [key]
- to steal (cargo) from a truck or other vehicle after forcing it to stop: to hijack a load of whiskey.
- to rob (a vehicle) after forcing it to stop: They hijacked the truck before it entered the city.
- to seize (a vehicle) by force or threat of force.
- to skyjack.
- to engage in such stealing or seizing.
- an act or instance or hijacking.
- hijack (Thesaurus)