stalker

[ staw-ker ]
/ ˈstɔ kər /

noun

a person who pursues game, prey, or a person stealthily.
a person who harasses another person, as a former lover, a famous person, etc., in an aggressive, often threatening and illegal manner: Hollywood stars often have security guards to keep dangerous stalkers at bay.

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Origin of stalker

stalk2 (verb) + -er1
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