- aggressive feelings or aggravation
- aggressive activity, as in a fight
Origin of aggro; from aggravation, influenced, influence by aggression
nounChiefly British Slang
- Aggressive or violent behavior.
- Irritation or exasperation: “Postponing new hospitals and roads causes far less aggro than sacking town hall or Whitehall workers” (Economist).
- Aggressive or violent.
- Daring and skillful, especially in a sport such as surfing.
Origin of aggroShort for aggravation and aggression.
- Aggravation; bother.
- (chiefly UK, Australia) Aggressive behaviour; loud, intimidating behaviour that convincingly threatens violence without necessarily actually becoming violent.
- Move along, lads; we don't want any aggro.
- (online gaming) A measure of how belligerent a player is – a high value may inspire either avoidance or preemptive hostile action from enemies.
- (online gaming, MMORPG slang) Hostile attention from an enemy gained by acting belligerently.
(comparative more aggro, superlative most aggro)
(third-person singular simple present aggroes, present participle aggroing, simple past and past participle aggroed)