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[doks] /dɒks/
verb (used with or without object), doxed or doxxed, doxing or doxxing.
Slang. to publish the private personal information of (another person) or reveal the identity of (an online poster) without the consent of that individual: The professor was doxed by a bitter student who failed her class.
Several players doxed the programmer because the final version of the game disappointed them.
Origin of dox
2000-05; alteration of docs, short for documents
Related forms
doxing, doxxing, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • The dox are all fools, but one: and the pashints are lyres, ivery man Jack.

    Hard Cash Charles Reade
  • My private name is dox, but a King can't be called by his private name; he has to take one that is official.

    The Road to Oz L. Frank Baum
  • King dox thanked Dorothy fervently for getting him the invitation to come to Oz, which he had all his life longed to visit.

    The Road to Oz L. Frank Baum
  • Congressional timber was scarce on account of the test oath and the Fourteenth Amendment, so dox secured a nomination.

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