cyberbullying

[ sahy-ber-bool-ee-ing ]
/ ˈsaɪ bərˌbʊl i ɪŋ /

noun

the act of harassing someone online by sending or posting mean messages, usually anonymously.

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Origin of cyberbullying

First recorded in 2000–05; cyberbully + -ing1

historical usage of cyberbullying

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