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offensive   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 әˋfєnsIv 〕

Pronunciation

〔 әˊfensiv 〕


Overview of noun offensive

The noun offensive has 1 sense



Overview of adj offensive

The adj offensive has 7 senses


  • offensive, violative -- (violating or tending to violate or offend against; "violative of the principles of liberty"; "considered such depravity offensive against all laws of humanity")

  • offensive -- (for the purpose of attack rather than defense; "offensive weapons")

  • offensive -- (causing anger or annoyance; "offensive remarks")

  • unsavory, unsavoury, offensive -- (morally offensive; "an unsavory reputation"; "an unsavory scandal")

  • offensive -- (unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses; "offensive odors")

  • dysphemistic, offensive -- (substitute a harsher or distasteful term for a mild one ; "`nigger' is a dysphemistic term for `African-American'")

  • nauseating, nauseous, noisome, queasy, loathsome, offensive, sickening, vile -- (causing or able to cause nausea; "a nauseating smell"; "nauseous offal"; "a sickening stench")