Definition of cyberstalking in English:

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cyberstalking

Pronunciation: /ˈsʌɪbəstɔːkɪŋ/

noun

[mass noun]
The repeated use of electronic communications to harass or frighten someone, for example by sending threatening emails.
Example sentences
  • Finally, the motivations behind corporate cyberstalking incidents can be very different to those commonly associated with offline stalking and cyberstalking.
  • In discussing British and American legislation related to stalking and cyberstalking, for example, Bocij considers the concept of a test of reasonableness.
  • Victims of power/control crimes such as cyberstalking often use the Internet to locate web sites that offer help and support.

Derivatives

cyberstalker

Pronunciation: /ˈsʌɪbəstɔːkə/
noun
Example sentences
  • The participants estimated that the computer literacy of these cyberstalkers was of a wider range than any of the previous group - from fairly low to high.
  • We might also explain the relatively short length of a typical cyberstalking incident by considering how cyberstalkers obtain gratification from their actions.
  • I couldn't agree more, six months later; except bloggers don't have entourages, we have cyberstalkers.

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