What is another word for assailant?

Synonyms for assailant
əˈseɪ ləntas·sailant

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. attacker, aggressor, assailant, assaulternoun

    someone who attacks

    aggressor, assaulter, attacker

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. assailantnoun

    aggressor, assaulter, attacker, invader, assailer

  2. assailantadjective

    attacking, invading, assaulting

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. assailantnoun

    assailer, aggressor, assaulter, antagonist

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "assailant":

    attacker, aggressor, abuser, striker, perpetrator, mugger, molester, offender

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How to use assailant in a sentence?

  1. Melina Abdullah:

    The world is speaking right now, city Council members're saying we don't want a system of policing that puts targets on the backs of Black people especially, but also is a regular assailant and traumatizer of our entire community.

  2. President Barack Obama:

    You certainly would like to make it a little harder for that assailant to have also had a gun.

  3. John Chwarzynski:

    I'm confident that [ these videos ] are going to show that El Hefe was involved in this, that they knew who this individual was and throughout that evening, this assailant and suspect was having conversations and was friendly with the bar staff and in fact knew the bar staff.

  4. Eric Hoffer:

    The uncompromising attitude is more indicative of an inner uncertainty than a deep conviction. The implacable stand is directed more against the doubt within than the assailant without.

  5. Jamie Skinner:

    When Chris hit the ground, he told him it was our son’s birthday yesterday. He took a couple more rounds after that, the assailant was not able to make it into the classroom, because Chris stopped him.

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