aggro

[ ag-roh ]
/ ˈæg roʊ /

noun British and Australian Informal.

aggressiveness, especially that of an urban youth gang or gang member.
trouble; irritation.

Nearby words

  1. aggressively,
  2. aggressivity,
  3. aggressor,
  4. aggrieve,
  5. aggrieved,
  6. agh.,
  7. agha,
  8. aghast,
  9. agi,
  10. agilawood

Origin of aggro

1965–70; construed as a shortening of either aggravation or aggression (or aggressive); see -o

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British Dictionary definitions for aggro

aggro

/ (ˈæɡrəʊ) /

noun

British slang aggressive behaviour, esp by youths in a gang

Word Origin for aggro

C20: from aggravation

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