British and Australian Informal. aggressiveness, especially that of an urban youth gang or gang member.
(in a video game) the triggering of an enemy attack or the state of being targeted for attack; enmity; hate: Oof, aggro will be an issue if you try to cross a level 80 zone with a level 62 character.
(in a video game)
(of an enemy character) to become alert to and then target a player character for an attack: A mob aggroed our Ninja, who dragged it back to camp, which didn’t end well for any of us.Some enemies only aggro to sound, so keep silence potions in your inventory.
(of a player character ) to strategically draw the attention of an enemy character programmed to attack, in order to counterattack: If you aggro all of the low-level enemies in this dungeon, you can take them out with a single spell.
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How to use aggro in a sentence
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Yesterday, when the uncharacteristically aggro Romney campaign released the ad “History Lesson.”Republican Political Ads in Florida: Why Romney's Are Best | Judith Grey | January 28, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
You might think I was being a little aggro here, but I was cautious and conservative compared to a lot of the Xnetters.Little Brother | Cory Doctorow
British Dictionary definitions for aggro
British slang aggressive behaviour, esp by youths in a gang
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