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noun British and Australian Informal.
  1. aggressiveness, especially that of an urban youth gang or gang member.
  2. trouble; irritation.

Origin of aggro

1965–70; construed as a shortening of either aggravation or aggression (or aggressive); see -o Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for aggro


  1. British slang aggressive behaviour, esp by youths in a gang

Word Origin for aggro

C20: from aggravation
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