Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • transitive verb To take or attempt to take (a motor vehicle) from another person by use of force or intimidation.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A screw or hydraulic-jack used in lifting cars or locomotives, or in replacing them on the track when derailed.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb to take (a car) by an act of carjacking.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb To steal an automobile forcibly from someone.
  • verb To forcibly steal some vehicle.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb take someone's car from him by force, usually with the intention of stealing it

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[car + (hi)jack.]

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