Definition of Aggressive in English :

Define Aggressive in English

Aggressive meaning in English

Meaning of Aggressive in English

Pronunciation of Aggressive in English

Aggressive pronunciation in English

Pronounce Aggressive in English


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1. aggressive

having or showing determination and energetic pursuit of your ends

Example Sentences:
'an aggressive businessman'
'an aggressive basketball player'
'he was aggressive and imperious; positive in his convictions'
'aggressive drivers'

2. aggressive, fast-growing, strong-growing

tending to spread quickly

Example Sentences:
'an aggressive tumor'

3. aggressive, belligerent

characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight

Example Sentences:
'aggressive acts against another country'
'a belligerent tone'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of aggressive
quarrelsome or belligerent
an aggressive remark
assertive; vigorous
an aggressive business executive

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see synonyms of aggressive
aggressing or inclined to aggress; starting fights or quarrels
ready or willing to take issue or engage in direct action; militant
full of enterprise and initiative; bold and active; pushing
4.  Psychiatry
of or involving aggression

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


see synonyms of aggressive
1. Characterized by aggression: aggressive behavior.
2. Inclined to behave in an actively hostile fashion: an aggressive regime.
3. Assertive, bold, and energetic: an aggressive sales campaign.
4. Of or relating to an investment or approach to investing that seeks above-average returns by taking above-average risks.
5. Fast growing; tending to spread quickly and invade: an aggressive tumor.
6. Characterized by or inclined toward vigorous or intensive medical treatment: an aggressive approach to treating the infection.
7. Intense or harsh, as in color.

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