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Another word for aggressive

  1. Inclined to act in a hostile way

  2. Marked by boldness and assertiveness

Another word for aggressive

  1. Energetic and forceful

  2. Combative

Synonym Study

  • Pushing is applied derogatorily to a forwardness of personality that manifests itself in officiousness or rudeness
  • Assertive emphasizes self-confidence and a persistent determination to express oneself or one's opinions
  • Militant implies a vigorous, unrelenting espousal of a cause, movement, etc. and rarely suggests the furthering of one's own ends
  • Aggressive implies a bold and energetic pursuit of one's ends, connoting, in derogatory usage, a ruthless desire to dominate and, in a favorable sense, enterprise or initiative