cyberbullying

cyberbullying

[sahy-ber-bool-ee-ing]
noun
the act of harassing someone online by sending or posting mean messages, usually anonymously.

Origin:
2000–05; cyberbully + -ing1

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cyberbully

[sahy-ber-bool-ee]
verb (used without object), verb (used with object), cyberbullied, cyberbullying.
1.
to bully online by sending or posting mean messages, usually anonymously: The 12-year-old had been cyberbullied for almost a year.
noun, plural cyberbullies.
2.
a person who does this.

Origin:
2000–05; cyber- + bully1

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