dox

or doxx

[ doks ]
/ dɒks /

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.

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Origin of dox

2000–05; alteration of docs, short for documents

OTHER WORDS FROM dox

dox·ing, dox·xing, noun
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