Definition of cyberbullying in English:

cyberbullying

Line breaks: cyber|bully|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈsʌɪbəˌbʊliɪŋ
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • The use of electronic communication to bully a person, typically by sending messages of an intimidating or threatening nature: children may be reluctant to admit to being the victims of cyberbullying
    More example sentences
    • With the influx of cyberbullying cases, school violence and all the underage drinking, does a school have the right to access to your child's Facebook or MySpace account?
    • Schools, parents, young people and technology providers all need to work together to tackle cyberbullying.
    • Nationally we know that around 22 % of secondary school pupils have suffered cyberbullying, but until now we did not know younger age groups were also seriously affected.

Derivatives

cyberbully

noun
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  • She was ordered to pay him £10,000 plus costs and Mr Smith settled with a second cyberbully for £30,000.
  • So-called "cyberbullies" use e-mail or instant messaging as a tool for spreading abuse.
  • Children will be taught how to avoid paedophiles and cyberbullies as part of new government internet strategy

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