Examples of carjacking in a Sentence
The police are investigating another carjacking.
Recent Examples of carjacking from the Web
The advisory posted Monday adds the Yucatan Peninsula state of Quintana Roo to the list of states where U.S. citizens have been victims of violent crimes including killings, kidnappings, carjackings and robberies.
Police said two juvenile suspects were taken into custody Monday morning following a carjacking that police said began in Oak Park.
KCPD seeks information on the whereabouts of this woman in connection with a carjacking and assault at 18th and Vine.
A carjacking near 146th Street and Ind. 37 in Hamilton County.
Stopping for gas in Escondido early Tuesday was not a good move for a carjacking suspect.
The carjacking occurred in the 3500 block of Calhoun Street at approximately 1:30 a.m., police said.
Read of the day Check Harvard scholar Danielle Allen's poignant tale of her cousin who was arrested for carjacking and then endured a tragic downward spiral upon his release from prison in 2006.
Smith said a Volkswagen Passat involved in the killing was linked to other crimes in the city, including carjackings.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'carjacking.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Origin and Etymology of carjacking
First Known Use: 1991See Words from the same year
CARJACKING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of carjacking for English Language Learners
: the crime of using violence or threats to steal a car from its driver or to force the driver to take you someplace
legal Definition of carjacking
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up carjacking? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).