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skyjacking

[ skahy-jak-ing ]
/ ˈskaɪˌdʒæk ɪŋ /
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noun
an act or instance of hijacking an aircraft.
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Origin of skyjacking

First recorded in 1965–70; skyjack + -ing1

OTHER WORDS FROM skyjacking

an·ti·sky·jack·ing, adjective

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