It was defined by its offensively high price, pretentious waiting lists and limited edition variations.
And few complain when offensively small briefs are worn by hot male models.
Jace Lacob on where the Fox musical-comedy has gone horribly, offensively wrong.
"attacking" (1540s), "insulting" (1570s), both from Middle French offensif (16c.) and directly from Medieval Latin offensivus, from Latin offens-, past participle stem of offendere "offend" (see offend). Related: Offensively; offensiveness.
"condition of attacking, aggressive action," 1720, from offensive (adj.).