1. hijacking on the high seas or in similar contexts; taking a ship or plane away from the control of those who are legally entitled to it

- air piracy

Similar word(s): buccaneering

Definition categories: act, highjacking, hijacking

2. the act of plagiarizing; taking someone's words or ideas as if they were your own

Similar word(s): plagiarism

Definition categories: act

Sentences with piracy as a noun:

- How shoud the international community respond to Somali piracy?