What does assailant mean?

Definitions for assailant
əˈseɪ ləntas·sailant

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    someone who attacks


  1. assailant(Noun)

    Someone who attacks or assails another violently, or criminally; an attacker.

  2. assailant(Noun)

    A hostile critic or opponent.

  3. Origin: asaillant, from the verb asaillir, from assalio, itself from ad + salio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Assailant(adj)

    assailing; attacking

  2. Assailant(noun)

    one who, or that which, assails, attacks, or assaults; an assailer

  3. Origin: [F. assaillant.]


  1. Assailant

    Assailant is a Swedish power metal band formed in 2004 formerly signed on the label Dockyard 1. Their debut album Nemesis Within was released in May 2006.

Anagrams for assailant »

  1. alsatians, Alsatians

  2. Alsatians

How to pronounce assailant?

  1. Alex
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How to say assailant in sign language?

  1. assailant


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of assailant in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of assailant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of assailant in a Sentence

  1. The Israeli military:

    The assailant was shot by forces on the site, resulting in his death.

  2. Imran Kishwar:

    As he got out of a car, a young man shot him. The assailant has been apprehended.

  3. President Barack Obama:

    You certainly would like to make it a little harder for that assailant to have also had a gun.

  4. August Strindberg:

    I always disliked dogs, those protectors of cowards who lack the courage to fight an assailant themselves.

  5. Imran Kishwar:

    As Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal got out of a car, a young man shot Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal. The assailant has been apprehended.

Images & Illustrations of assailant

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