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Definition of "stalking" []

  • The act or crime of pursuing or following someone persistently or threateningly (noun)
  • Present participle of stalk. (verb)

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  • Hunting for game by moving silently and stealthily or by waiting in ambush (noun)
  • The crime of following or harassing another person, causing him or her to fear death or injury (noun)
  • The removal of stalks from bunches of grapes prior to winemaking (noun)

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Use "stalking" in a sentence
  • "On one occasion a man was very busy stalking a rhinoceros, when, happening to glance behind him, he found to his consternation that a lion was _stalking him_! he escaped by springing up a tree."
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  • "When most of us hear the term stalking, we think of the well-publicized cases involving celebrities."