carjack carjack  /ˈkɑr ˌdʒæk/

Definition(s):

  • (v) take someone's car from him by force, usually with the intention of stealing it

Usage(s):

  1. She feels physically more secure too: "When I drive the Mercedes, I just feel--black Mercedes, blond hair--it's like, 'Hi, here I am, carjack me!'.
  2. Philadelphia could have been their moment, and the recent videotaped beating of a carjack suspect by city police and the shooting of an unarmed homeless man by Amtrak cops at the .

News

  1. Carjack gunman pleads

    A Berwick man who carjacked a vehicle at gunpoint during a police traffic stop in July 2011 is headed to state prison.  
    on June 22, 2013     Source: The Daily Item

  2. Two men allegedly carjack and assault Stoughton pizza delivery man

    A pair of Boston men were arrested for a carjacking in Stoughton on Thursday.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Stoughton Journal

  3. Car Thief Antoren Bell Arrested After Plan Was Foiled By Stick Shift Car

    A would-be car thief was foiled in his attempts to carjack a Florida woman because he did not know how to drive a stick shift. Escambia County Sheriff’s Office in Escambia County, Fla., posted to Facebook on Wednesday that they arrested 19-year-old Antoren “Chief Keef” Bell for attempting to carjack an unsuspecting woman on May 18. According to the victim, she was driving around  when she saw ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Opposing Views

Quotes

  1. "If the officers felt that they had a opportunity to end it without endangering the carjack victims, then I think it was wise that they would try to do that, if they could do that safely," Rutherford said Saturday. "And I don't know the...
    on Mar 29, 2010 By: Sheriff John Rutherford Source: Florida Times-Union

  2. "Somebody wanted to carjack him," Jean told London's Telegraph.
    on Jan 17, 2010 By: Wyclef Jean Source: New York Post

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