stalker

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English stalkere, equivalent to stalk +‎ -er.

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Noun[edit]

stalker (plural stalkers)

  1. A person who engages in stalking, i.e. quietly approaching animals to be hunted; a tracker or guide in hunting game.
  2. A person who secretly follows someone, sometimes with unlawful intentions.
  3. Any of various devices for removing the stalk from plants during harvesting.
  4. Any bird that walks with a stalking motion.
  5. (obsolete) A kind of fishing net.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (a person who stalks game): tracker
  • (a person who secretly follows someone): prowler

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English stalker.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈstɑl.kər/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: stal‧ker

Noun[edit]

stalker m (plural stalkers, diminutive stalkertje n)

  1. A stalker (person who secretly follows someone, sometimes with unlawful intentions).

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