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. Douglas Lute:

    We are deploying at sea, on the ground and in the air across the eastern flanks of the alliance ... to deter any aggressor.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Jose Baez:

    While it is clear from the video that De'Andre Johnson was not the initial aggressor, his family wants to take the lead in helping him learn and grow from this experience.

  5. The Ukrainian leader:

    We must coordinate action because the key task of the Ukrainian leadership is to form a powerful international community in a single coalition which can stop the aggressor.

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