highjack

verb high·jack

Less common spelling of

transitive verb
1 a :to steal by stopping a vehicle on the highway
b :to commandeer (a flying airplane) especially by coercing the pilot at gunpoint
c :to stop and steal from (a vehicle in transit)
d :kidnap
2 a :to steal or rob as if by hijacking
b :to subject to extortion or swindling

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