What is another word for stalking?

Pronunciation: [stˈɔːkɪŋ] (IPA)

When it comes to negative behavior of following people, there are some synonyms for the word "stalking". These synonyms express different degrees and intensities of the same kind of behavior. Some synonyms include: shadowing, hunting, pursuance, tailing, and trailing. Shadowing means following someone secretly to keep any movement under surveillance while hunting is extreme stalking and is associated with a hunter's quest for a prey. Pursuance means following someone in order to achieve a goal while tailing suggests following someone closely for a long period of time. Trailing, on the other hand, refers to continuing to follow someone even after they have gone out of sight.

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Usage examples for Stalking

I'm going to walk with a cane hereafter, and next thing you know you'll see me stalking around without either.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
Watching for a few moments with the glasses, we noted that they were stalking a sleeping musk ox.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
Some gaunt dogs of ferocious breed were stalking about the yard.
"The Man from Jericho"
Edwin Carlile Litsey

Famous quotes with Stalking

  • There is a fine line between serendipity and stalking.
    David Coleman
  • The hardest thing to believe about The Fan is not that Robert De Niro is stalking somebody again but that anyone cares that much about a baseball player.
    Bernie Lincicome
  • Are you stalking me? Because that would be super.
    Ryan Reynolds
  • All successful employers are stalking men who will do the unusual, men who think, men who attract attention by performing more than is expected of them.
    Charles M. Schwab
  • Perseverance alone does not assure success. No amount of stalking will lead to game in a field that has none.
    I Ching

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