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cy·ber·bul·ly

 (sī′bər-bo͝ol′ē)
v. cy·ber·bul·lied, cy·ber·bul·ly·ing, cy·ber·bul·lies
v.tr.
To intimidate or humiliate (someone) persistently by means of the internet, text messaging, or another form of electronic communication.
v.intr.
To engage in such intimidation or humiliation.
n. pl. cy·ber·bul·lies
A person who engages in cyberbullying.
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cyberbully

(ˈsaɪbəˌbʊlɪ)
n, pl -lies
(Communications & Information) someone who uses electronic communication to hurt, persecute or intimidate people
ˈcyberˌbullying n
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