HyperDic: assailant

English > 1 sense of the word assailant:
NOUNperson assailant, attacker, aggressor, assaultersomeone who attacks
assailant > pronunciation
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > assailant: 1 sense > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who attacks.
Synonymsattacker, aggressor, assaulter
NarrowerambusherAn attacker who waits in a concealed position to launch a surprise attack
avenger, retaliatorsomeone who takes vengeance
beast, wolf, savage, brute, wildcatA cruelly rapacious person
bludgeonerAn assailant who uses a bludgeon
bully, tough, hooligan, ruffian, roughneck, rowdy, yob, yobo, yobboA cruel and brutal fellow
harasser, harrierA persistent attacker
iconoclastsomeone who attacks cherished ideas or traditional institutions
marauder, predator, vulture, piranhasomeone who attacks in search of booty
night rider, nightriderMember of a secret mounted band in United States South after the American Civil War
raper, rapistsomeone who forces another to have sexual intercourse
shedder, spillerAn attacker who sheds or spills blood
slashersomeone who slashes / slashes another person
stabbersomeone who stabs another person
stoner, lapidatorAn attacker who pelts the victim with stones (especially with intent to kill)
Broaderwrongdoer, offenderA person who transgresses moral or civil law
Spanishagresora, agresor, asaltador, asaltante, atacante
Catalanagressor, assaltador, atacant
Verbsassailattack in speech or writing
assailattack someone physically or emotionally
assaillaunch an attack or assault on

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