hijackable etymology

English word hijackable comes from English -able, English hijack

Detailed word origin of hijackable

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-able English (eng) Able to be done; fit to be done.. An adjectival suffix; forms adjectives meaning:. Due to be.. Giving, or inclined to.. Relevant to or suitable to, in accordance with.. Subject to.
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 [...]
hijackable English (eng) Capable of being hijacked.

Words with the same origin as hijackable

Descendants of -able
accountable available dependable disposable enjoyable fashionable lovable predictable regrettable remarkable valuable
Descendants of hijack
bluejack bodyjack carjack carjacker carjacking clickjack culture-jack seajack threadjack