Definition of Stalker

1. Noun. Someone who walks with long stiff strides.

Generic synonyms: Footer, Pedestrian, Walker
Derivative terms: Stalk

2. Noun. Someone who stalks game.
Generic synonyms: Hunter, Huntsman
Derivative terms: Stalk

3. Noun. Someone who prowls or sneaks about; usually with unlawful intentions.
Exact synonyms: Prowler, Sneak
Generic synonyms: Interloper, Intruder, Trespasser
Derivative terms: Prowl, Sneak, Sneak, Sneaky, Stalk

Definition of Stalker

1. n. One who stalks.

Definition of Stalker

1. Noun. A person who engages in stalking. Originally meant a tracker and hunter or guide of game. ¹

2. Noun. A person who secretly follows someone, sometimes with unlawful intentions. ¹

3. Noun. Any of various devices for removing the stalk from plants during harvesting. ¹

4. Noun. A kind of fishing net. ¹

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Definition of Stalker

1. one that stalks [n -S] - See also: stalks

Medical Definition of Stalker

1. 1. One who stalks. 2. A kind of fishing net. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stalker

stalk of epiglottis
stalked hydatid
stalked puffball
stalker (current term)
stalking horse
stalking horses

Literary usage of Stalker

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1. Cases Decided in the Court of Session by Scotland Court of Session, Patrick Shaw, Scotland, Court of Session (1831)
"stalker v. Munnoch. measure indeed, at once to allow the contents of this book to ... MUNNOCH was trustee on the sequestrated estate of Forfar and stalker, ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of by Nicholas Hill, New York (State). Supreme Court (1845)
"stalker ». M'Donald. stalker vs. M'DONALD and others. An innocent holder of negotiable paper, who has received it in the utual course of trade, ..."

3. The Law of Bills, Notes, and Checks: Illustrated by Leading Cases by Melville Madison Bigelow (1880)
"TROVER for the alleged conversion of two promissory notes by stalker. He came by the notes in this way: The firm of Gillespie and Edwards, who were in debt ..."

4. The Heroes of Albany: A Memorial of the Patriot-martyrs of the City and by Rufus Wheelwright Clark (1866)
"PETER M. stalker, son of JAMES and ISABELLA stalker, was born on the llth of March, 1842, at Perthshire, Parish of St. Maides, Scotland. ..."

5. The Ontario Reports: Containing Reports of Cases Decided in the Queen's by Ontario High Court of Justice, Ontario, High Court of Justice (1883)
"stalker. Sale of land—Statute of Frauds—" Vendor." Where a written agreement for the sale of land contained the following condition of sale : " The vendor ..."

6. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1904)
"stalker, 63 NJ Eq. 596, 52 AU. 1120. . Mr. Justice Holmes delivered the opinion of the court: These are two bills in equity brought by the Chicago board of ..."

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