noun see skyjack

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • skyjacking — n. instance of hijacking of an airplane, instance of taking control of an airplane by forcev. hijack an airplane, take control of an airplane by force …   English contemporary dictionary

  • skyjacking — sky·jack·ing …   English syllables

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