hijacker

or high·jack·er

[hahy-jak-er]

noun

a person who hijacks.

Nearby words

  1. hih,
  2. hii region,
  3. hiiumaa,
  4. hijab,
  5. hijack,
  6. hijaz,
  7. hijiki,
  8. hijinks,
  9. hijra,
  10. hijrah

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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