a person’s identifying information, as address, phone number, name, or alias, when maliciously posted online to target that person for pranks, fraud, or other harassment.
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.
- Also doxx .
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How to use dox in a sentence
Talking to dox after the game, there’s nowhere else we’d rather be.Virginia men’s lacrosse holds off Maryland to win its second straight national title | Patrick Stevens | May 31, 2021 | Washington Post
Victims of careless ‘dox’ attempts say the consequences are miserable.
It is even worse when online actors “dox”—or publicly release the private information of—the incorrect person.
My private name is dox, but a King can't be called by his private name; he has to take one that is official.
King dox thanked Dorothy fervently for getting him the invitation to come to Oz, which he had all his life longed to visit.
Congressional timber was scarce on account of the test oath and the Fourteenth Amendment, so dox secured a nomination.Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama | Walter L. Fleming
King dox of Foxville; the great and wise sovereign who rules over our community.
My aid-de-camp, Major dox, was confined at Buffalo by sickness.The Medallic History of the United States of America 1776-1876 | J. F. Loubat, LL.D.