What does assailant mean?

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əˈseɪ ləntas·sailant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. attacker, aggressor, assailant, assaulternoun

    someone who attacks


  1. assailantnoun

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

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

  2. assailantnoun

    A hostile critic or opponent.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Assailantadjective

    assailing; attacking

    Etymology: [F. assaillant.]

  2. Assailantnoun

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

    Etymology: [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.

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  1. alsatians, Alsatians

  2. Alsatians

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  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. John Floyd:

    We stand in solidarity with the Jewish community, and we pray that law enforcement authorities are able to swiftly free the hostages and bring them to safety, this assailant has nothing to do with Dr. Aafia, her family, or the global campaign to get justice for Dr. Aafia. We want the assailant to know that his actions are wicked and directly undermine those of us who are seeking justice for Dr. Aafia.

  2. Boris Johnson:

    If this virus were a physical assailant, an unexpected and invisible mugger, which I can tell you from personal experience it is, then this is the moment when we are beginning to wrestle it to the floor.

  3. Melina Abdullah:

    The world is speaking right now, city Council members're saying we don't want a system of policing that puts targets on the backs of Black people especially, but also is a regular assailant and traumatizer of our entire community.

  4. The Israeli military:

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

  5. Imran Kishwar:

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

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    fill with high spirits; fill with optimism
    • A. efface
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