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Definition of "aggressor" []

  • One that engages in aggression. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "aggressor" in a sentence
  • "But if the aggressor is an SUV, the car driver's relative chance of dying rises to 30 to 1, because the hood of an SUV is so high off the ground."
  • "In an election year, the congressmen had been most worried about the political fallout if Israel were identified as an aggressor."
  • "The death of the aggressor is not merely connected with another means than is intended, but it itself, and as death, is useful and judged necessary to your defense."