Associations to the word «Kidnapping»

Wiktionary

KIDNAPPING, verb. Present participle of kidnap
KIDNAPPING, noun. (legal) The crime of taking a person against their will, sometimes for ransom.

Dictionary definition

KIDNAPPING, noun. (law) the unlawful act of capturing and carrying away a person against their will and holding them in false imprisonment.

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne