Definition of stalker in English:

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stalker

Pronunciation: /ˈstɔːkə(r)/
Pronunciation: /ˈstôkər/

noun

1A person who harasses or persecutes someone with unwanted and obsessive attention: Tracy claimed she was the victim of a stalker an anonymous stalker sent her hate mail
More example sentences
  • She is a sick, twisted stalker.
  • The Internet has now allowed millions of people to become stalkers from the comfort of their homes.
  • In these movies, the stalker is fundamentally interested in disrupting the happy family.
2A person who hunts game stealthily: a keen fisherman and deer stalker a stalker of moose
More example sentences
  • The tracker must stick to the trail, regardless of wind, sun, or shadow, but the stalker can utilize as many buffers as possible.
  • Failing signs of life, the bass stalker probes each promising spot.
  • It would seem that efforts to train stalkers to high standards have been successful, and I would agree with that conclusion.

Words that rhyme with stalker

caulker (US calker), corker, hawker, Lorca, Majorca, Minorca, orca, porker, squawker, talker, walker, yorker

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Syllabification: stalk·er

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