Meaning of “attacker” in the English Dictionary

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"attacker" in British English

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attackernoun [ C ]

uk /əˈtæk.ər/ us /əˈtæk.ɚ/

a person who uses violence to hurt someone:

The police think she must have known her attacker.

(Definition of “attacker” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)