cyberbullying

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noun cy·ber·bul·ly·ing \ˈsī-bər-ˌbu̇-lē-iŋ, -ˌbə-\

Definition of cyberbullying

  1. :  the electronic posting of mean-spirited messages about a person (such as a student) often done anonymously

cyberbully

play \ˈsī-bər-ˌbu̇-lē, -ˌbə-\ noun or verb

1998

First Known Use of cyberbullying

1998


CYBERBULLYING Defined for Kids

cyberbullying

noun cy·ber·bul·ly·ing \ˈsī-bər-ˌbu̇-lē-iŋ\

Definition of cyberbullying for Students

  1. :  the act of bullying someone through electronic means (as by posting mean or threatening messages about the person online)


Law Dictionary

cyberbullying

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noun cy·ber·bul·ly·ing \ˈsī-bər-ˌbu̇-lē-iŋ, -ˌbə-\

Legal Definition of cyberbullying

  1. :  the verbal bullying of someone (as a classmate) through the use of often anonymous electronic communication (as online posts or text messages) — see also cyberstalking


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