or doxx


verb (used with or without object), doxed or doxxed, dox·ing or dox·xing.

Slang. 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.

Origin of dox

2000–05; alteration of docs, short for documents
Related formsdox·ing, dox·xing, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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  • Congressional timber was scarce on account of the test oath and the Fourteenth Amendment, so Dox secured a nomination.

  • My private name is Dox, but a King can't be called by his private name; he has to take one that is official.

    The Road to Oz

    L. Frank Baum

  • The dox are all fools, but one: and the pashints are lyres, ivery man Jack.

    Hard Cash

    Charles Reade

  • King Dox thanked Dorothy fervently for getting him the invitation to come to Oz, which he had all his life longed to visit.

    The Road to Oz

    L. Frank Baum