Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Aggressive or violent behavior.
  • noun Irritation or exasperation.
  • adjective Aggressive or violent.
  • adjective Daring and skillful, especially in a sport such as surfing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun informal British usage aggravation or aggression.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Aggravation; bother.
  • noun chiefly UK Aggressive behavior; loud, intimidating behavior that convincingly threatens violence without necessarily actually becoming violent.
  • noun online gaming A measure of how belligerent a player is – a high value may inspire either avoidance or preemptive hostile action from enemies.
  • noun online gaming Hostile attention from an enemy gained by acting belligerently.
  • adjective Australia, New Zealand, slang Angry.
  • adjective online gaming Liable to attack without being attacked first (said of monsters).
  • adjective UK, US, slang Hardcore, aggressive.
  • verb online gaming, intransitive To become aggressive towards the player's character.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun (informal British usage) aggravation or aggression

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Short for aggravation and aggression.]

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From aggravation +‎ -o (“diminutive suffix”), influenced by aggressive.

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