stalker

[staw-ker]
noun
1.
a person who pursues game, prey, or a person stealthily.
2.
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.

Origin:
stalk2 (verb) + -er1

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stalk2 (stɔːk)
 
vb
1.  to follow or approach (game, prey, etc) stealthily and quietly
2.  to pursue persistently and, sometimes, attack (a person with whom one is obsessed, often a celebrity)
3.  to spread over (a place) in a menacing or grim manner: fever stalked the camp
4.  (intr) to walk in a haughty, stiff, or threatening way: he stalked out in disgust
5.  to search or draw (a piece of land) for prey
 
n
6.  the act of stalking
7.  a stiff or threatening stride
 
[Old English bestealcian to walk stealthily; related to Middle Low German stolkeren, Danish stalke]
 
'stalker2
 
n

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Example sentences
Early last year, the corporate stalker made his move.
The better part of myself becomes eclipsed by the creepy stalker side.
The message board stalker is always, by definition, more pathetic than the frequent poster.
They were gracious enough to arrange a meal and treat me, without much
  justification, as a professional equal more than a stalker.
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