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We found 34 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word offensive:
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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. offensive: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. offensive, offensive: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. offensive: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. offensive, the offensive: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. offensive: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. offensive, offensive: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Offensive, offensive: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. offensive: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. offensive: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. offensive: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. offensive: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. offensive: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. offensive: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. offensive (adj.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. offensive: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. offensive: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Offensive (military), Offensive: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Offensive: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. offensive: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. offensive: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. Offensive (f), offensive: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. offensive: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. offensive: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. offensive: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. offensive: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. offensive: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. offensive: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. offensive: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  2. offensive: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. offensive: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. offensive: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. OFFENSIVE: Navajo Code Talkers' Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (offensive)

noun:  the action of attacking an enemy
adjective:  unpleasant or disgusting especially to the senses ("Offensive odors")
adjective:  causing anger or annoyance ("Offensive remarks")
adjective:  for the purpose of attack rather than defense ("Offensive weapons")
adjective:  violating or tending to violate or offend against ("Considered such depravity offensive against all laws of humanity")
adjective:  of an offensive substitute for inoffensive terminology
adjective:  morally offensive
adjective:  causing or able to cause nausea

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Phrases that include offensive:   charm offensive, on the offensive, counter offensive, go on the offensive, offensive weapon, more...

Words similar to offensive:   dysphemistic, loathsome, nauseating, nauseous, noisome, offence, offense, offensively, offensiveness, sickening, unsavory, unsavoury, vile, violative, ribald, more...

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