Definition of Carjacking

1. Noun. The violent theft of an occupied car.

Generic synonyms: Highjack, Hijack
Derivative terms: Carjack

Definition of Carjacking

1. Verb. (present participle of carjack) ¹

2. Noun. The violent hijacking of a vehicle and sometimes its driver. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Carjacking

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carjacking

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carissin
caritas
caritases
caritive case
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carjacking (current term)
carjackings
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carkanet
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carked
carking
carks
carky
carl
carlavirus

Literary usage of Carjacking

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1. Nature, Extent, and Proliferation of Federal Law Enforcement: Hearing Before edited by Bill McCollum (1998)
"For example, carjacking; I believe carjacking has been a Federal crime .for ?hout 2Y2 years. During that period of time, my office has prosecuted more than ..."

2. Addressing Foodborne Threats to Health: Policies, Practices, and by Board on Global Health, Forum on Microbial Threats, Institute of Medicine (U.S. (2006)
"... media published stories of bi/arra crime. The media coined the pli took on a new identity. After a crime of carjacking. ..."

3. State Responses to Serious & Violent Juvenile Crime by Patricia Torbet, Richard Gable, Imogene Montgomery (1997)
"14, direct-file or waiver case when there is a previous adjudication for murder, sexual battery, armed or strong-armed robbery, carjacking, home-invasion ..."

4. State Laws and Ordinances on Firearms by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"... manslaughter, excepting involuntary manslaughter; mayhem; murder; rape; robbery; robbery with a deadly weapon; carjacking or armed carjacking; ..."

5. Violent Youth Predator Act of 1996; And Balanced Juvenile Justice and Crime by United States, Subcommittee on Crime, Congress, Committee on the Judiciary, House (1997)
"And we also reduced carjacking, when the Congress passed a bill on carjacking. I had my doubts about that, but our office, and subsequent to my tenure as US ..."

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