attack noun Meaning in the Essential American Dictionary
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Meaning of "attack" in Essential American English Dictionary


B1 a violent act intended to hurt or damage someone or something: There was a terrorist attack on the capital.
a sudden, short illness: He had a nasty attack of flu. He had a terrible allergy attack.
(Definition of attack noun from the Websters Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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