Definition of aggro in English:

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aggro

Pronunciation: /ˈaɡrō/

noun

British informal
1Aggressive, violent behavior.
Example sentences
  • As regards aggro and hostility, I would imagine that there's plenty who get enough of that from their daily lives, and like to leave it out of their private lives.
  • It was all only verbal aggro and handbag hostilities but it did little credit to the participants.
  • So aggro my random thoughts turn to incomprehensible, violent acts I would not dream to act on.
1.1Problems and difficulties.
Example sentences
  • Being here should be a privilege, and I cannot believe that this Government would come up with a bill like this, after the $2 million of expense and all of that aggro, and put its head back into the same noose.
  • However, concentrating on its bank balance meant the company's focus on mobile payments was slipping, so it decided to ‘ride a lot of aggro from the bank and go for it’.
  • Postscript: the saga of the Frank takeover, typed by Eric Reguly, caused great aggro at the Globe.

Origin

1960s: abbreviation of aggravation (see aggravate), or of aggression.

For editors and proofreaders

Syllabification: ag·gro

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