Definition of 'offending'
Example sentences containing 'offending'
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In some annoyance he grabbed his toothbrush and scrubbed at the offending coating till his tongue tingled. NOBLE BEGINNNINGS (2002)I should have thought before offending their aesthetic senses. A DARKENING STAIN (2002)Reminded of unpleasant reality, public opinion swung to censure the offending speaker. WEEKEND FOR MURDER (2002)
Trends of 'offending'
In Common Usage. offending is one of the 10000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'offending'
British English: offending ADJECTIVE
You can use offending to describe something that is causing a problem that needs to be dealt with.
The book was withdrawn for the offending passages to be deleted.
Definition of offending from the Collins English Dictionary
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