aggressor aggressor  /ə ˈɡrɛ sər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) someone who attacks
  2. (n) a confident assertive person who acts as instigator

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The aggressor had to be stopped wherever he was making the challenge.
  2. He's the one who initiates their first sexual encounter, although in the act itself he plays the passive role while Ennis is the aggressor.
  3. Suddenly Palestinians felt that they were restoring their honor by fighting the aggressor, by not being helpless victims.

News

  1. Police: Teen beaten in Earle while mother of aggressor eggs it on.

    WREG 3 News in Memphis has the shocking story of a brawl between two teenage girls in Earle in which, police say, the mother of the aggressor accompanied her daughter to the fight and then egged her on as the girl held her rival down and punched her in the head. As often happens in this digital age, the fight was caught on video and later posted to Youtube and other sites by witnesses. Police ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Arkansas Times

  2. Air Force Delays Public Hearings regarding Proposed F16 Transfer

    FAIRBANKS, Ak - The Fairbanks North Star Borough has a little more time to prepare for another round of public hearings in regard to the future of F16 jets stationed at Eielson Air Force Base. Last month, Air Force officials released a draft Environmental Impact Study which recommended moving the 18th Aggressor Squadron from Eielson to Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson near Anchorage. As part of ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: KTVF Fairbanks

Quotes

  1. "The security of our peacekeepers and civilians has been restored," Medvedev said in a nationally televised statement. "The aggressor has been punished and suffered very significant losses. Its military has been disorganized."
    on Aug 12, 2008 By: Dmitry Medvedev Source: Washington Post

  2. "The OAS resolution pleases us. We are pleased, but not satisfied," Correa said as he visited Chavez in Caracas. "This isn't going to cool down until the aggressor is condemned."
    on Jan 25, 2008 By: Rafael Correa Source: News 10NBC

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