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Meaning of AGGRESSOR

Pronunciation:  u'gresur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a confident assertive person who acts as instigator
  2. [n]  someone who attacks
 

AGGRESSOR is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: assailant, assaulter, attacker
 
 See Also: ambusher, avenger, beast, brute, bully, harasser, harrier, hooligan, initiator, instigator, lapidator, marauder, night rider, nightrider, offender, predator, raper, rapist, retaliator, roughneck, rowdy, ruffian, savage, shedder, spiller, stabber, stoner, tough, vulture, wildcat, wolf, wrongdoer, yob, yobbo, yobo

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ag*gres"sor\, n. [L.: cf. F. agresseur.]
The person who first attacks or makes an aggression; he who
begins hostility or a quarrel; an assailant.

      The insolence of the aggressor is usually proportioned
      to the tameness of the sufferer.         --Ames.

 

 

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