stalking


Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to stalking: Internet stalking
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
Legend
Synonym
Antonym
Related
  • noun

Synonyms for stalking

a hunt for game carried on by following it stealthily or waiting in ambush

the act of following prey stealthily

References in periodicals archive ?
The Stalking Protection Bill is proposing stalking protection orders (SPOs) that would be applicable to all types of stalking and would solve a gap in the law surrounding offences involving strangers.
During Stalking Awareness Month, we reaffirm our commitment to learning more about stalking, supporting the victims of this serious crime, and holding perpetrators accountable.
The figures have been released as part of National Stalking Awareness Week, which hopes to encourage victims living in fear to speak out.
Since stalking laws were introduced in 2012, just 394 people in England and Wales have been convicted of causing fear of violence, serious alarm and distress through stalking.
MERSEYSIDE has retained its status as the stalking capital of the country.
The tracking device was allegedly put there by a man who has a history of stalking the woman, according to Springfield police.
Let's review the stalking basics: You must spot animals from a distance, track their movements as they feed and bed for the day, and use terrain and cover for sneaking within bow range.
STALKING takes many forms and can include following someone, bombarding them with messages, or making unwarranted complaints about them, including threats and violence.
Officials said this should mean stalking is addressed earlier, giving protection to complainants ahead of cases reaching the courts.
The obsessive pursuit of another has long been described in fiction and the scientific literature, but was conceptualized as "stalking" only relatively recently--first, under the guise of celebrity stalking and, later, as a public health issue recognized as affecting the general population.
Since legislation creating new offences of stalking and stalking involving a fear of violence came into force in November 2012, Wales' four police forces have received 246 allegations.
CHICAGO -- The Stalking Risk Profile, a tool designed to assess recidivism risk, is effective in predicting the potential for future stalking in offenders.
PROSECUTORS in Scotland insist they are adopting a hardline on stalking.