Aggressor - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈɡresər|  American pronunciation of the word aggressor
Brit.  |əˈɡrɛsə|  British pronunciation of the word aggressor


- someone who attacks (syn: assailant, assaulter, attacker)
- a confident assertive person who acts as instigator


Each country accused the other of being the aggressor.

...these pocket-size states had formed an alliance to deter potential aggressors...

There always arises the difficulty of spotting the "real aggressor" in any particular war.

measures taken to deter potential aggressors

We were allied with them against the aggressor.

the disarmament of the aggressor nations must be complete

Word forms

singular: aggressor
plural: aggressors
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