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cyberbullying

[sahy-ber-boo l-ee-ing] /ˈsaɪ bərˌbʊl i ɪŋ/
noun
1.
the act of harassing someone online by sending or posting mean messages, usually anonymously.
Origin
2000-2005
2000-05; cyberbully + -ing1

cyberbully

[sahy-ber-boo l-ee] /ˈsaɪ bərˌbʊl i/
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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