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Noun: hijacker  'hI,ja-ku(r)
  1. A holdup man who stops a vehicle and steals from it
    - highjacker, highwayman, road agent
  2. Someone who uses force to take over a vehicle (especially an aeroplane) in order to reach an alternative destination
    - highjacker

Derived forms: hijackers

Type of: crim [Brit, informal], criminal, crook [informal], felon, holdup man, malefactor [formal], outlaw, stickup man

Encyclopedia: Hijacker