- the act of harassing someone online by sending or posting mean messages, usually anonymously.
Origin of cyberbullying
- 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.
- a person who does this.
Origin of cyberbully
Examples from the Web for cyberbullying
Contemporary Examples of cyberbullying
Paul, meanwhile, has taken to cyberbullying Rubio, tweeting on Friday that he is “acting like an isolationist.”The Rand-Rubio Catfight Over Cuba
December 19, 2014
Currently, 49 states enforce some sort of anti-bullying laws, 18 of which have specific legislations against “cyberbullying.”The Bully Waging War Against Bullies
October 10, 2013
After just a few casual dates with a man, Carla Franklin faced years of harassment, stalking, and cyberbullying.Busting a Cyberstalker: How Carla Franklin Fought Back—and Triumphed
October 12, 2012
The decision of his case has the potential to set a precedent for cyberbullying being treated as a serious criminal offense.The Bully Project Director Talks About Documenting Bullying in American Schools
April 30, 2011