aggro


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ag·gro

 (ăg′rō)
n. Chiefly British Slang
1. Aggressive or violent behavior.
2. Irritation or exasperation: "Postponing new hospitals and roads causes far less aggro than sacking town hall or Whitehall workers" (Economist).
adj. Slang
1. Aggressive or violent.
2. Daring and skillful, especially in a sport such as surfing.

[Short for aggravation and aggression.]

aggro

(ˈæɡrəʊ)
n
slang Brit aggressive behaviour, esp by youths in a gang
[C20: from aggravation]

ag•gro

(ˈæg roʊ)

n. Brit. Informal.
1. aggressive behavior.
2. annoyance; irritation.
[1965–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aggro - (informal British usage) aggravation or aggressionaggro - (informal British usage) aggravation or aggression; "I skipped it because it was too much aggro"
provocation, aggravation, irritation - unfriendly behavior that causes anger or resentment
colloquialism - a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Translations

aggro

[ˈægrəʊ] N (Brit)
1. (= violence) → agresividad f, violencia f
the crowd was looking for aggrola gente buscaba camorra
2. (= hassle) → líos mpl, problemas mpl
I'm not going, it's too much aggrono voy, es mucha lata

aggro

[ˈægrəʊ] n
(physical)grabuge m
(= hassle) → embêtements mpl

aggro

n (Brit inf)
(= aggression, bother)Aggressionen pl; don’t give me any aggromach keinen Ärger (inf)or Stunk (inf); I get aggro from my mother if …ich kriege Ärger mit meiner Mutter, wenn … (inf); she didn’t want all the aggro of movingsie wollte das ganze Theater mit dem Umziehen vermeiden; motorways are too much aggroAutobahnen sind zu anstrengend
(= fight)Schlägerei f; football fans looking for aggroFußballfans, die auf Schlägereien aus sind

aggro

[ˈægrəʊ] n abbr (Brit) (fam) (aggression) → aggressività; (problems) → grane fpl
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And when they pulled over to call police, they were "surrounded" by youths - the same ones they believe had also thrown the stones - who knocked the windows and gave them "aggro".
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