What does aggressive mean?

Definitions for aggressive
əˈgrɛs ɪvag·gres·sive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aggressive(adj)

    having or showing determination and energetic pursuit of your ends

    "an aggressive businessman"; "an aggressive basketball player"; "he was aggressive and imperious; positive in his convictions"; "aggressive drivers"

  2. aggressive, fast-growing(a), strong-growing(adj)

    tending to spread quickly

    "an aggressive tumor"

  3. aggressive, belligerent(adj)

    characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight

    "aggressive acts against another country"; "a belligerent tone"

Wiktionary

  1. aggressive(Adjective)

    Tending or disposed to aggress; characterized by aggression; making assaults; unjustly attacking.

    an aggressive policy, war, person, nation

  2. Origin: From . Compare with French agressif.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aggressive(adj)

    tending or disposed to aggress; characterized by aggression; making assaults; unjustly attacking; as, an aggressive policy, war, person, nation

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'aggressive' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4757

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'aggressive' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3732

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'aggressive' in Adjectives Frequency: #621

How to pronounce aggressive?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say aggressive in sign language?

  1. aggressive

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aggressive in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aggressive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of aggressive in a Sentence

  1. Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein:

    We need to be aggressive now.

  2. Karen Burke:

    They're quite aggressive fish.

  3. Mohammed Lokman:

    It’s so aggressive and so mad.

  4. Mary Sullivan:

    My cancer was pretty aggressive.

  5. British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond:

    It isn't intended to be aggressive.

Images & Illustrations of aggressive

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