Definition of Attacker

1. Noun. Someone who attacks.




Definition of Attacker

1. n. One who attacks.

Definition of Attacker

1. Noun. Someone who attacks ¹

2. Noun. (soccer) Players on a team in football (soccer) in the row nearest to the opposing team's goal, who are therefore principally responsible for scoring goals. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Attacker

1. one that attacks [n -S] - See also: attacks

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Attacker

attaché case
attaché cases
attack
attack aircraft
attack aircraft carrier
attack au fer
attack dog
attack dogs
attack is the best form of defence
attack rate
attack submarine
attackable
attacked
attackee
attackees
attacker (current term)
attackers
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attacking(a)
attacking midfielder
attacking zone
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attagal
attagen
attaghan

Literary usage of Attacker

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1. Fencing by Walter Herries Pollock, F. C. Grove, Camille Prevost, E. B. Michell, Walter Armstrong (1897)
"1 'he attacker on this parry throws his point upwards and backwards past his own left ear with a quick movement of the thumb and forefinger. ..."

2. Tactics: The Practical Art of Leading Troops in War ; Numerous Illustrations by Paul Stanley Bond, Edwin Hunter Crouch (1922)
"It is apt to result in a dispersion of the attacker's forces, ... As the attacker enters the terrain occupied by the defender and effects local penetrations ..."

3. Humanitarian Law Violations in Kosovo by Fred Abrahams (1998)
"Proof does not rest solely on the attacker's own statements, however. Intent may be inferred from the totality of the circumstances of the military campaign ..."

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