Definition of Offensive


  • the action of attacking an enemy


  • causing or able to cause nausea
    "a nauseating smell"
    "nauseous offal"
    "a sickening stench"
  • substitute a harsher or distasteful term for a mild one
    "`nigger' is a dysphemistic term for `African-American'"
  • unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses
    "offensive odors"
  • morally offensive
    "an unsavory reputation"
    "an unsavory scandal"
  • causing anger or annoyance
    "offensive remarks"
  • for the purpose of attack rather than defense
    "offensive weapons"
  • violating or tending to violate or offend against
    "violative of the principles of liberty"
    "considered such depravity offensive against all laws of humanity"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Offensive

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Unscramble offensive

167 unscramble word found using the letters offensive.

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