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aggro

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noun ag·gro \ˈa-(ˌ)grō\

Definition of aggro

plural

aggros

  1. 1 British :  deliberately aggressive, provoking, or violent behavior

  2. 2 British :  exasperation, irritation

Examples of aggro in a sentence

  1. He's gotten nothing but aggro from his parents lately.

  2. They decided it wasn't worth the aggro.

  3. The police were there to prevent any aggro.

Origin and Etymology of aggro

probably aggravation + 1-o, later taken as short for aggression


First Known Use: 1969


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aggro

adjective ag·gro

Definition of aggro

  1. :  aggressive or aggressively daring in style or manner

1970

First Known Use of aggro

1970


AGGRO Defined for English Language Learners

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aggro

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noun ag·gro \ˈa-(ˌ)grō\

Definition of aggro for English Language Learners

  • : something that annoys or bothers someone

  • : angry and violent behavior


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