What does aggressor mean?

Definitions for aggressorəˈgrɛs ər

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word aggressor.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. attacker, aggressor, assailant, assaulter(noun)

    someone who attacks

  2. aggressor(noun)

    a confident assertive person who acts as instigator


  1. aggressor(Noun)

    The person who first attacks or makes an aggression; he who begins hostility or a quarrel; an assailant.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aggressor(noun)

    the person who first attacks or makes an aggression; he who begins hostility or a quarrel; an assailant

  2. Origin: [L.: cf. F. agresseur.]


  1. Aggressor

    Aggressor is the seventh studio album from German synthpop group And One, released in 2003 by Virgin. It was the band's first album to feature no songs sung in English, instead consisting completely of German-language tracks. Its style is close to that of their next album, Bodypop, but retains their previous sound at the same time. "Krieger" was released as the first and only single from the album.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aggressor in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aggressor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. European Council:

    Once again, appeasement encourages the aggressor to greater acts of violence. Time to step up our policy based on cold facts, not illusions.

  2. Elie Wiesel, The Perils of Indifference:

    And, therefore, indifference is always the friend of the enemy, for it benefits the aggressor -- never its victim, whose pain is magnified when he or she feels forgotten.

  3. Ukrainian President President Petro Poroshenko:

    If we did not vote for reform... the question of these sanctions, which really hurt the aggressor, continuing would disappear from the agenda. We'd be left one-on-one with the aggressor.

  4. Richard Nixon:

    The lesson of all history warns us that we should negotiate only when our military superiority is so convincing that we can achieve our objective at the conference table, and deny the aggressor theirs.

  5. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko:

    There is a ceasefire, or there isn't. It depends on how you look at it. We can say that we managed to halt the offensive drive of the aggressor. Ukraine has withdrawn the lion's share of its rocket and heavy artillery systems. The Russian-backed fighters have also withdrawn a significant amount.

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