An act of abducting someone and holding them captive: the recent kidnapping of a Dutch industrialist
More example sentences
- There have been reports of recent attempted kidnappings, muggings and stabbings.
- The nation never had so many murders, kidnappings and other serious crimes before in its history.
- The backlash could include bombings, kidnappings, plane hijackings and even beheadings.
Definition of kidnapping in:
- The US English dictionary