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attacker Syllabification: at·tack·er
Pronunciation: /əˈtakər/

Definition of attacker in English:


1A person or animal that attacks someone or something.
Example sentences
  • Police admit that her killer may be a serial attacker who has struck at least six times.
  • In conventional jails, vicious murderers and sex attackers have little incentive to behave well or change.
  • In January the authorities charged the two alleged attackers with murder and arson.
assailant, assaulter, aggressor, attack dog;
mugger, rapist, killer, murderer
1.1(In soccer and other games) a player that makes an assertive or aggressive attempt to score; a forward.
Example sentences
  • The attacker has just scored a goal for his team that wins them the FA Cup in the final minutes of the game.
  • He is a defender, he is a midfielder but he is also an attacker - a winger who makes and scores goals.
  • They have strength throughout the squad from goalkeeper to attackers.

Words that rhyme with attacker

alpaca, backer, clacker, claqueur, Dhaka, hacker, Hakka, lacquer, maraca, paca, packer, sifaka, slacker, smacker, stacker, tacker, tracker, whacker, yakka
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