- An example of stalking is quietly approaching an animal you're hunting.
- An example of stalking is a fan following a celebrity as they go through their day.
Stalking is hunting for prey, or physically following someone, or contacting them excessively.
- Present participle of stalk.
stalking - Legal Definition
A form of harassment generally comprised of repeated persistent following with no legitimate reason and with the intention of harming, or so as to arouse anxiety or fear of harm in the person being followed. Stalking may also take the form of harassing telephone calls, computer communications, letter-writing, etc. See also cyberstalking and harassment.