Meaning of CARJACKING in English


n. An incident by which a usually armed individual coerces the driver of an automobile to give up his vehicle or drive it and the assailant to some specified location [blend of car and hijacking ]. Context and source: "A carjacking at the corner of Cherry Lane and the Interstate 30 access road has left local residents shocked." (KXAS Local News,9-28-96)

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