Definitions

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

  • v. Variant of hijack.

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  • n. Alternative spelling of hijack.
  • v. Alternative spelling of hijack.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as highjacking.
  • transitive v. same as hijack.

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

  • v. take arbitrarily or by force
  • n. seizure of a vehicle in transit either to rob it or divert it to an alternate destination

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Examples

  • He is now threatening to "highjack" President Obama\'s honeymoon with the print and electronic media.

    Rush Limbaugh is a Big Fat Bloviating Gas Bag

  • Still, Odierno says he hopes the committee's work doesn't "highjack" the election and that Iraq can remain focused on other critical issues, like jobs and security.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • Dr.gs and addictive behaviors "highjack" the brain's reward system, says Dr. Petros Levounis, director of the Addiction Institute of New York at St. Luke's and Roosevelt Hospitals in Manhattan. dopamine plays a major role in motivation and reward, surging before and during a pleasurable activity -- say, eating or sex -- to make patients want to repeat a behavior that's crucial to the survival of the species.

    ABC News: ABCNews

  • As you can see on the PM part of the code I tried to "highjack" the $temp_url variable, and put CancunWithMe. com just as an example.

    phpBB.com

  • OUR OUTRAGE over the attempt by the Family Research Council and its radical Christian Right colleagues to highjack the judicial selection process for their politiclal/theocratic agenda

    Clergy Leadership Network

  • In the end, we may see a report come out that claims John Kerry tried to highjack a fifth plane.

    9/11

  • The Left has tried to highjack race for their political agenda and rather than help, it works to impede the country from moving forward more effectively.

    Apology not accepted, lawmaker says of McDonnell

  • From talking about security to poetry ... talk about a highjack of a thread.

    Talk is Cheap

  • Either he is dumb as a sack of rocks, or he is just another right wing racist troll trying to highjack this thread.

    Think Progress » New report finds that right-wing extremist groups have grown 244 percent in the past year.

  • Hey, so as not to highjack the comments/discussion here (I'm hoping to hear some more hunt test/field trial experiences), feel free to send me an email at mbfcontest@gmail.com and I can answer questions and pass along some info that might be useful in making your decision.

    Pup's First Hunt Test: Our Flaws Exposed

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