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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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

Usage examples (20)
  • Operation Entebbe was the turning point, after which the world woke up and increased its security to the point where the word "skyjacking" has been nearly forgotten...
  • "skyjacking," and airport security is on a scale unimagined in 1971.
  • Hijacking and skyjacking were common during the 1960s,
  • It was awarded for a story on an airline skyjacking in Denver. for more
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