Definitions

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of hijack.
  • adj. Describing a vehicle, aircraft or vessel whose control has been seized by force

Etymologies

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Examples

  • I'm a feminist but I'm not in the Guardian sense as the word hijacked by a political movement.

    The Guardian World News

  • In 1972, Wright dressed as a priest and using an alias hijacked a Delta flight from Detroit to Miami with four other BLA members and three children, including Wright's companion and their two-year-old daughter.

    The Guardian World News

  • A frightening scenario that scientists say is possible with what they call hijacked DNA.

    CNN Transcript Aug 18, 2009

  • PETRAEUS: Tony, there is no question but that some elements, particularly of the Ministry of Interior Forces, during the height of the sectarian violence during 2006 were, what we call hijacked by certain militia interests in particular.

    CNN Transcript Jun 7, 2007

  • PETRAEUS: Tony, there is no question but that some elements, particularly of the ministry of interior forces during the height of the sectarian violence, during 2006, were what we call hijacked by certain militia interests in particular.

    CNN Transcript Jun 7, 2007

  • PETRAEUS: Tony, there is no question but that some elements, particularly of the Ministry of Interior forces, during the height of the sectarian violence during 2006, were what we call hijacked by certain militia interests in particular.

    CNN Transcript Jun 7, 2007

  • Clearly, by anti-Semitism, Stephen means anti-Jewish well then dont use the wrong term. a term hijacked (amongst other things) by jewish propaganda. i dont use word jewish instead of zionist do i?

    Spectator Live

  • Heaven and Earth - Global Warming: The Missing Science, has long been a vocal critic of what he describes as the hijacked environmental movement.

    WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

  • But the book was hijacked from the heroine by the antagonist and carted off in another direction altogether.

    Fantastic Women: Lois McMaster Bujold (part the 1st)

  • Teen Buzz (or Mosquito Ringtone) is a popular ringtone that was hijacked from a technology that was originally used to repel loitering teenagers from shops in the United Kingdom.

    Archive 2007-01-01

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