carjacking etymology

English word carjacking comes from English car, English hijacking

Detailed word origin of carjacking

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
car English (eng) (obsolete) A turn. (computing) The first part of a cons in LISP. The first element of a list (US) A floating perforated box for living fish.. (dated) A wheeled vehicle, drawn by a horse or other animal; a chariot.. (rail transport) an individual vehicle, powered or unpowered, in a multiple unit.. (rail transport, chiefly, North America) An unpowered unit in a railroad train.. (sailing) A [...]
hijacking English (eng) The act of one who hijacks; the seizure of vehicles.. The instance of such an act; the seizure of a vehicle.
carjacking English (eng) The violent hijacking of a vehicle and sometimes its driver.

Words with the same origin as carjacking

Descendants of car
cruck tyre kicker
Descendants of hijacking
bluejacking brandjacking busjacking clickjacking likejacking newsjacking pagejacking spermjacking threadjacking