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Noun: highjacking  'hI,ja-king
  1. Robbery of a traveller or vehicle in transit or seizing control of a vehicle by the use of force
    - hijacking
Verb: highjack  'hI,jak
  1. (crime) take arbitrarily or by force
    "The Cubans highjacked the plane and flew it to Miami";
    - commandeer, hijack, pirate

Derived forms: highjackings

Type of: robbery, seize

Encyclopedia: Highjacking