Meaning & Definition of Piracy in English
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"
- piracy ,
2. The act of plagiarizing
- Taking someone's words or ideas as if they were your own
- plagiarism ,
- plagiarization ,
- plagiarisation ,
Examples of using
Movie theaters are losing more and more revenue due to internet piracy.