culture-jack etymology

English word culture-jack comes from English culture, English hijack

Detailed word origin of culture-jack

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
culture English (eng) (transitive) To increase the artistic or scientific interest (in something). (Compare cultivate.). (transitive) To maintain in an environment suitable for growth (especially of bacteria). (Compare cultivate.) (anthropology) Any knowledge passed from one generation to the next, not necessarily with respect to human beings.. (botany) Cultivation.. (cartography) The details on a map that do not [...]
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 [...]
culture-jack English (eng) To appropriate aspects of popular culture for commercial purposes.

Words with the same origin as culture-jack

Descendants of culture
apiculturist cultural culturalist culturally culturcide culturgen culturicidal culturicide culturism culturize cybercultural herpetocultural horticultural horticulturist intracultural microcultural multicultist multicultural noncultural pancultural pseudocultural sociocultural spatiocultural transcultural tricultural
Descendants of hijack
bluejack bodyjack carjack carjacker carjacking clickjack seajack threadjack