HyperDic: shanghaier

English > 1 sense of the word shanghaier:
NOUNperson shanghaier, seizera kidnapper who drugs men and takes them for compulsory service aboard a ship
English > shanghaier: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA kidnapper who drugs men and takes them for compulsory service aboard a ship.
Synonymseizer
Broaderkidnapper, kidnaper, abductor, snatchersomeone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom)
Verbsshanghaitake (someone) against his will for compulsory service, especially on board a ship

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