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Slang

aggro

This page is about the slang term aggro

British English

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