cyberharassment

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

cyber- +‎ harassment

NounEdit

cyberharassment (uncountable)

  1. Harassment that takes place online, in cyberspace.
    • 1997, Ching-Yi Liu, The Regulation of Cyberspace
      ...or cyberharassment is just "words" would not ease the feeling of violation.
    • 2002, Leigh Baker, Protecting Your Children from Sexual Predators
      Similar to the stalking behaviors of an unknown assailant, this type of cyberharassment can cause undue anxiety and hypervigilance in the victim.
    • 2007, Anastasia Goodstein, Totally Wired: What Teens and Tweens Are Really Doing Online
      Cyberbullying can also target adults such as parents or teachers. Cyberbullying can easily escalate into cyberharassment or cyberstalking...
Last modified on 27 December 2008, at 05:50