An adjective used to describe hiding aggressive intentions and actions with seemingly non aggressive intentions and actions.

An often misused and misunderstood term.
Mike- "Hey Rob can you help me paint the bathroom"?

Rob- "Sure Mike. I'd love to".

If Rob intentionally did a sloppy job because he didn't like Mike or didn't want to paint, it would be passive aggressive.
by nostawk March 15, 2010

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The term "passive-aggressive" was introduced in a 1945 U.S. War Department technical bulletin, describing soldiers who weren't openly insubordinate but shirked duty through procrastination, willful incompetence, and so on.
While everyone thought the young man was just dumb, the fact is he was merely being passive aggressive so he wouldn't have to do all of the work.
by Signmeup November 13, 2006

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Personality disorder now dismissed by psychiatrists but a popular term with people who have to label other people. Being verbally helpful but unhelpful in action.
Brian said that he would happily wash my windows, but instead he just spit on them and wiped it with his sleeve, a week late.
by Ben September 03, 2004

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When you are on the highway and you are trying to get somewhere. You are trying to get places and you have to aggressively pass all those slow bitches who cant get over. Biotch.
This morning this dude from Jersey was so passive aggressive. He literally cut off 5 people in a matter of 30 seconds. Then i passed the bitch in the slow lane.
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appearing indifferent, uninterested, or in support of an act before it happens but outwardly opposing and attacking it once it has occurred.
Me: hey baby do you mind if I roll out with my boys tonight?
You: I don't care. (but all your shit will be on the sidewalk when you get back)
Me: You're so cute when you are all passive aggressive like that. I love you.
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Showing disrespect towards others by way of lack of action or supposed forgetfulness.
Jim was downright passive aggressive towards Pete by "forgetting" to pay off his debt.
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Girl Mad
Any girl is passive aggressive when she says "I'm Not Mad", etc.
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