cyberbully

[ sahy-ber-bool-ee ]

verb (used with or without object),cy·ber·bul·lied, cy·ber·bul·ly·ing.
  1. to bully online by sending or posting mean, hurtful, or intimidating messages, usually anonymously: The 12-year-old had been cyberbullied for almost a year.

noun,plural cy·ber·bul·lies.
  1. a person who does this.

Origin of cyberbully

1
First recorded in 1990–95; cyber- + bully1

Other words from cyberbully

  • cy·ber·bul·ly·ing, noun

Words Nearby cyberbully

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