Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine
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Word of the Day 05/17/17 Dox

Dox (verb)
dox or doxx [doks]


verb (used with or without object), doxed or doxxed, doxing or doxxing.
1. Slang. to publish the private personal information of (another person) or reveal the identity of (an online poster) without the consent of that individual: The professor was doxed by a bitter student who failed her class.
Several players doxed the programmer because the final version of the game disappointed them.

Origin: 2000-05; alteration of docs, short for documents

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