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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To commandeer (an airplane in flight) by the threat of violence.

Usage examples (18)
  • He was credited with inventing or popularizing terms such as "skyjacker,"
  • New York Magazine reports on the unmasking of notorious skyjacker D.
  • Cooper, the skyjacker who jumped out of the plane over Oregon forest.
  • The bureau is releasing new sketches of the skyjacker known as D.B. Cooper. for more
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