[kid-nap] Show IPA
–verb (used with object), -napped or -naped, -nap·ping or -nap·ing.
to steal, carry off, or abduct by force or fraud, esp. for use as a hostage or to extract ransom.
1675–85; kid1 + nap, var. of nab
kid·nap·pee, kid·nap·ee, noun
kid·nap·per, kid·nap·er, noun
—Can be confused: hijack, kidnap, shanghai, skyjack.
seize, bear off, bear away.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2011.
Police performing what appears to be a "welfare check", torture 64 y/o handcuffed man with a taser gun in his house with his wife(?) begging them to stop. The man tells the police to leave numerous times and makes it clear that he does not want to be taken to the hospital. Absolutely horrific and terrifying example of the jackboot we are all under. Captured on what appears to be a taser gun camera.Read more »
LIVE 7 Days a Week!
Mon-Sun: 7pm-10pm Eastern