dox

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English[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Phonetic respelling of docs, which is a short form of documents.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɒks

Noun[edit]

dox pl (plural only)

  1. (slang) Documents, especially information sought by hackers about an individual (address, credit card numbers, etc.).
    • 1995, J Eric Chard, “Will Vinton's Playmation”, in comp.graphics.animation (Usenet):
      Why is it that, even after DECADES of carping from Jerry Pournelle, software companies STILL don't hire competent professionals to write their dox?
    • 2002, X, “this is getting old”, in houston.general (Usenet):
      its ok, someone emailed me his address, phone #, ss#, the works. seems theres[sic] someone out there that dislikes him more than i do. i cant wait to hear how many people have his dox now. this should be really interesting...
    • 2004, Andrew D Kirch, “Here is something that will work for the rest of us”, in news.admin.net-abuse.email (Usenet):
      judging by the lack of the 6 it would appear we have our spammer here, LETS[sic] PULL HIS DOX!

Verb[edit]

dox (third-person singular simple present doxes, present participle doxing, simple past and past participle doxed)

  1. Alternative form of doxx (publish the personal information of (an individual) without their consent)

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Franco-Provençal[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Latin dulcem.

Adjective[edit]

dox m (feminine singular doce, masculine plural doxs, feminine plural doces)

  1. sweet

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • doux in DicoFranPro: Dictionnaire Français/Francoprovençal – on dicofranpro.llm.umontreal.ca

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *duskaz (dark, smoky), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰuh₂s- (compare Old Irish donn (dark), Latin fuscus (dark, dusky), Sanskrit धूसर (dhūsara, dust-colored)), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰewh₂- (smoke, mist, haze).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

dox

  1. dark, swarthy

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: dosk

Wolof[edit]

Verb[edit]

dox

  1. to walk

References[edit]

  • Jean-Léopold Diouf (2003) Dictionnaire wolof-français et français-wolof, Éditions KARTHALA, →ISBN, page 110