highjack

verb
high·​jack
highjacked; highjacking; highjacks

Definition of highjack

: hijack "… People didn't know what he was going to do—some even thought he was planning to highjack the plane."— Tad Szulc

First Known Use of highjack

1936, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of highjack was in 1936

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Last Updated

23 Aug 2022

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“Highjack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/highjack. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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