Noun(1) the action of attacking an enemy
Adjective(1) violating or tending to violate or offend against(2) for the purpose of attack rather than defense(3) causing anger or annoyance(4) morally offensive(5) unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses(6) causing or able to cause nausea
(1) The attack actions include offensive measures and supporting measures, as shown in the table.(2) There are many reasons why people say Anthony Munoz is greatest offensive lineman ever.(3) Since the galley represented by the model in Plates V and VI, was built in 1736, her dominant offensive weapon was a cannon at her bow.(4) Be advised that if you encounter people who do carry an offensive odor, do not just tell them they stink.(5) If it's offensive to your sensibilities, then move on to something else.(6) In December 1998 the alliance began an offensive to retake Freetown and in January overran most of the city.(7) An air defense effectiveness indicator in offensive operations should reflect the extent of air superiority of the friendly forces.(8) He is a solid on the ball defender, which makes up for his unorthodox offensive game.(9) AFC West observers aren't sure the Chargers can last with their offensive line.(10) For hundreds of years herbs and spices have been used to cover up and eliminate offensive odours in the home.(11) Tonight, the United States stepping up its offensive against insurgents after violence escalates dramatically.(12) I think tight ends who can block are appreciated even less than offensive linemen.(13) Reflecting Soviet military doctrine, the DPRK has traditionally viewed chemical weapons as an integral part of any military offensive .(14) A doctor friend of ours kindly provided a large supply of surgical masks which I wore constantly to mask the imaginary offensive smells emitting from the kitchen.(15) The government and bosses are mounting the biggest offensive on social rights and welfare since the end of the Second World War.(16) What do most offensive linemen get noticed for, anyway?
(1) offensive language :: Aanstootlike taal
(2) charm offensive :: sjarme-offensief
2. unpleasant ::
3. hostile ::
4. unsavory ::
5. nauseating ::
7. attack ::
8. offense ::
1. innocuous ::
2. inoffensive ::
offensive, offensively, offensiveness, offensives, unoffensive
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I suppose that could be
The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 21
You're not interesting
enough to be OFFENSIVE.
Game of Thrones Season 4, Episode 7
The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 24
Wha...? And that's not OFFENSIVE?
Where's the line?
The Big Bang Theory Season 8, Episode 19
All right, we're done, it's OFFENSIVE.
The Big Bang Theory Season 10, Episode 9
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