bodyjack etymology

English word bodyjack comes from English body, English hijack

Detailed word origin of bodyjack

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
body English (eng) (The addition of quotations indicative of this usage is being sought): A bodysuit. [from 19th c.]. (archaic) The section of a dress extending from the neck to the waist, excluding the arms. [from 16th c.]. (archaic, or, informal, _, except in compounds) A person. [from 13th c.]. (geometry) A three-dimensional object, such as a cube or cone.. (printing) The shank of a type, or the depth of [...]
hijack English (eng) (computing) To change software settings without a user's knowledge so as to force that user to visit a certain web site (to hijack a browser).. (computing) To seize control of a networked computer by means of infecting it with a worm or other malware, thereby turning it into a zombie.. (politics) To introduce an amendment deleting the contents of a bill and inserting entirely new [...]
bodyjack English (eng) (science fiction) To forcibly seize control of someone's body, sometimes by replacing or exchanging minds.

Words with the same origin as bodyjack

Descendants of body
Descendants of hijack
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