or high·jack·er

  1. a person who hijacks.

Origin of hijacker

1885–90, Americanism; high(wayman) + jacker, apparently jack1 to hunt by night with aid of a jack light + -er1
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Historical Examples of highjacker

  • The highjacker dropped the magnet of his life line against the hull and started to turn around.

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    Horace Brown Fyfe