Clint Dempsey stalked off the field with a scowl on his face.
He said that some journalists have “stalked my family members” and asked the press to respect their privacy.
Pauly D's Israeli love interest, Danielle found this out the hard way as she "stalked" him on the boardwalk.
When it comes to Facebook, then, it seems that the stalkers are at risk of becoming the stalked.
Michael Perry, the schizophrenic man who stalked Olivia Newton-John and later killed his entire family, is in the minority.
It is no wonder that the plague of yellow fever has for centuries stalked remorselessly in its midst.
Last of all stalked the haughty Buckle—to begin passing melon.
I followed my master as in duty bound, and behind us stalked fifty more silent Scots.
Clemantiny stalked about with her grim face grimmer than ever.
She wrung her claws and glared terribly with her stalked eyes.
"stem of a plant," early 14c., probably a diminutive (with -k suffix) of stale "one of the uprights of a ladder, handle, stalk," from Old English stalu "wooden part" (as of a harp), from Proto-Germanic *stalo; related to Old English steala "stalk, support," and steall "place" (see stall (n.1)).
"pursue stealthily," Old English -stealcian, as in bestealcian "to steal along," from Proto-Germanic *stalkojanan, probably from a frequentative of the root of steal (cf. hark from hear, talk from tell). Or it may be from a sense of stalk (v.1), influenced by stalk (n.). Meaning "harass obsessively" first recorded 1991. Related: Stalked; stalking.
A stalking-horse was literally a horse trained to allow a fowler to conceal himself behind it to get within range of the game; figurative sense of "person who participates in a proceeding to disguise its real purpose" is recorded from 1610s.
A slender or elongated support or structure, as one that connects or supports an organ.
To harass someone, esp a woman, in a menacing way: During the first week at Wimbledon, a German stalking Steffi Graf had to be expelled/ The clinics have recourse to local laws against blocking an entrance and stalking doctors and nurses/ A 9-year old boy who left a message for a 10-year old girl has been accused of violating the state's anti-stalking law (1980s+)