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
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?