[ kahr-jak ]
/ ˈkɑrˌdʒæk /
verb (used without object)
to forcibly steal a vehicle from a motorist.
verb (used with object)
to forcibly steal (a vehicle), or to victimize (a driver) in this way.
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OTHER WORDS FROM carjackcar·jack·er, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for carjacker
/ (ˈkɑːˌdʒæk) /
(tr) to attack (a driver in a car) in order to rob the driver or to steal the car for another crime
Derived forms of carjackcarjacker, noun
Word Origin for carjack
C20: car + (hi) jack
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