Dictionary.com

stalking

[ staw-king ]
/ ˈstɔ kɪŋ /
Save This Word!
See synonyms for: stalking / stalkings on Thesaurus.com

noun
the act or an instance of stalking, or harassing another in an aggressive, often threatening and illegal manner: Stalking is now a crime in many states.
adjective
of or relating to the act of pursuing or harassing: Stalking laws have alleviated some problems for famous people.
QUIZ
SHALL WE PLAY A "SHALL" VS. "SHOULD" CHALLENGE?
Should you take this quiz on “shall” versus “should”? It should prove to be a quick challenge!
Question 1 of 6
Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?

Origin of stalking

stalk2 (verb) + -ing1

OTHER WORDS FROM stalking

stalk·ing·ly, adverb
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use stalking in a sentence

FEEDBACK