Jace Lacob on where the Fox musical-comedy has gone horribly, offensively wrong.
And few complain when offensively small briefs are worn by hot male models.
It was defined by its offensively high price, pretentious waiting lists and limited edition variations.
Particularly included, evidently, was a sparrow, offensively cheerful upon a lamp-post.
Wilding shrugged and smiled; Grey's eye was offensively upon him.
Large women, offensively dressed, sit about the veranda, and give a heavy and "company" air to the drawing-rooms.
He struck me as a dapper man, noticeably, but not offensively, self-satisfied.
Mr. Arnold's supreme virtue is that he speaks of all things seriously, or, in other words, that he is not offensively clever.
On these occasions he was too vain to see what she was too polite to show him offensively.
She is quite happy about herself, offensively happy, and would consider you the 'creature.'
"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.).