aggravation

Definitions

Law

  • noun an action, especially the carrying of a weapon, which makes a crime more serious

Slang

  • noun serious trouble, victimisation or mutual harassment. A colloquial extension of the standard meaning of the word, used by police and the underworld. Aggravation is, like bother and seeing-to, a typical example of menacing understatement as practised in London working-class speech.
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