If you keep tweeting about me in this demented fashion,” Morgan warned the MP, “then I may have you arrested for stalking.
See the back-and-forth allegations of stalking and text-message harassment.
When you're a reporter it's a stakeout; when you're a blogger, it's just stalking.
But no one was interested in financing a film about a time-traveling cyborg assassin from the future stalking a young woman.
Going into the vote, he was denounced as a stalking horse for the presidential aspirations of Barbour, the Mississippi governor.
A hundred yards or so more and the stalking badge would have been won, and with it the Eagle award.
If he cannot get within the hundred yards by stalking, then he should refuse the chance.
The striped animal had been stalking the antelope, but they had scented him just in time.
Especially adept did he become in stalking small living things.
And now the worst possible death was stalking his benefactor, driving,—always driving without pity.
"stem of a plant," early 14c., probably a diminutive (with -k suffix) of stale "one of the uprights of a ladder, handle, stalk," from Old English stalu "wooden part" (as of a harp), from Proto-Germanic *stalo; related to Old English steala "stalk, support," and steall "place" (see stall (n.1)).
"pursue stealthily," Old English -stealcian, as in bestealcian "to steal along," from Proto-Germanic *stalkojanan, probably from a frequentative of the root of steal (cf. hark from hear, talk from tell). Or it may be from a sense of stalk (v.1), influenced by stalk (n.). Meaning "harass obsessively" first recorded 1991. Related: Stalked; stalking.
A stalking-horse was literally a horse trained to allow a fowler to conceal himself behind it to get within range of the game; figurative sense of "person who participates in a proceeding to disguise its real purpose" is recorded from 1610s.
A slender or elongated support or structure, as one that connects or supports an organ.