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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stalk, stalking, still hunt(noun)

    a hunt for game carried on by following it stealthily or waiting in ambush

  2. stalk, stalking(noun)

    the act of following prey stealthily


  1. stalking(Noun)

    Hunting for game by moving silently and stealthily or by waiting in ambush

  2. stalking(Noun)

    The crime of following or harassing another person, causing him or her to fear death or injury

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stalking

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  1. Stalking

    Stalking is unwanted or obsessive attention by an individual or group toward another person. Stalking behaviors are related to harassment and intimidation and may include following the victim in person or monitoring them. The word stalking is used, with some differing meanings, in psychology and psychiatry and also in some legal jurisdictions as a term for a criminal offense. According to a 2002 report by the National Center for Victims of Crime, "Virtually any unwanted contact between two people [that intends] to directly or indirectly communicates a threat or places the victim in fear can be considered stalking" although in practice the legal standard is usually somewhat stricter.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Stalking

    Course of conduct directed at a specific person that involves repeated (two or more occasions) visual or physical proximity, nonconsensual communication, or verbal, written, or implied threats, or a combination thereof, that would cause a reasonable person fear.

Editors Contribution

  1. stalking

    Stalking Meaning, Just like domestic violence, stalking is a crime of power and control. The term stalking means the act or crime of intentionally engaging and repeatedly following or harassing a behavior directed at a specific person in circumstances that would cause a reasonable person to fear injury or death, in particular, because of explicit or implied threats to his or her safety or the safety of others or suffering significant emotional distress. Stalking behavior is related to intimidation and intimidation and can follow or follow the victim personally. For Complete meaning, Types & Prevention, Visit: www.blissshine.com/meaning/stalking-meaning/

    Submitted by bliss_s on January 26, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stalking in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stalking in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of stalking in a Sentence

  1. Olivia Wein:

    It's a lot of Instagram stalking and as much emailing random people as we can find.

  2. Tom Zegan:

    There's a fine line between stalking and romanticly pursuing someone said my attorney to the judge.

  3. James Ramsey:

    I am a little long in the tooth to be dressed up like some forest elf crawling around stalking 'hogs but it is just as fun as I remembered it,' i have a good time and the farmers get rid of a pest. As you look at the soybean fields, you'll see what we call 'ice cream cones.' The point of the ice cream cone is where the groundhog's burrow is. He'll eat in a semicircle out from his burrow. Groundhogs love eating fresh soybeans coming out of the ground.

  4. I Ching:

    Perseverance alone does not assure success. No amount of stalking will lead to game in a field that has none.

  5. Kevin Starke:

    I think the bondholders will move to have the judge prevent Sciens from being the stalking horse.

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    assist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing
    • A. abet
    • B. lucubrate
    • C. huff
    • D. exacerbate

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