aggro

British English
This page is about the slang term aggro.

Meaning: aggressive, violent

For example:

  • If you're near a British pub around closing time, be careful. People who've had a few too many drinks can get pretty aggro and they might be looking for a fight.

  • These young guys think they have to look tough and do this whole aggro thing to get some respect.

Origin: short for aggression or aggravation

Variety: This is typically used in British English but may be used in other varieties of English too.

Quick Quiz:

The guys were feeling aggro, so they went out

a. looking for a fight

b. looking for girls

c. looking for food

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Contributor: Matt Errey