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skyjack

sky·jack

skyjack

 
pronunciation:
skaI jaek
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: skyjacked, skyjacking, skyjacks
definition: to take control of (an airplane), esp. in flight, by force or threats, usu. to coerce the pilot to fly to an unscheduled destination; hijack.
derivation: skyjacker (n.)