O

(redirected from offensive)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
AcronymDefinition
OOh
OOutstanding
OOxygen
OOfficer (military)
OOperator (telephone)
OOctal
OOfficial
OOrganization
OOutdoor
OOrange
OOut (baseball)
OOperations
ONew Orleans, Louisiana (mint mark)
OOscar (aviation letter code)
OOutput
OOffensive (Catholic movie rating)
OOrgasm
OOrtho (Benzene)
OHug(s)
OOperational
OObserver
OOrganizational
OOrder of Magnitude (computer algorithms)
OOxide
OOtis (Redding)
OImmediate (logging abbreviation)
OOdin
oOhm
OOscar Robertson (former NBA player)
OOprah (magazine)
OOuest (French: west)
OOthello
OObservation (US military aircraft designation; as in O-1)
OOrthogonal (mathematics)
OObstacle (course)
ODefensive Team (sports/coaching)
OOmit
OOutliers
OOmikron (German: Omicron; 15th letter of the Greek alphabet)
OOberst (German)
OOver to You (radio communications)
OMorally Offensive (Catholic movie rating)
OOrigin Server (Internet)
OOptional Levels (board test for high schoolers, UK)
OOhne Hauch (antigen)
OOst/Osten (German: East)
OMeasurement of Cloud Cover
OToy train railroad gauge (2 1/4 inch wide, originated in Germany)
References in classic literature ?
They went away finally with a closing burst of ridicule and offensive epithets.
said she, as though unaware of the cold offensive look fixed on her.
A layman who pried into the professional conduct of medical men, and was always obtruding his reforms,-- though he was less directly embarrassing to the two physicians than to the surgeon-apothecaries who attended paupers by contract, was nevertheless offensive to the professional nostril as such; and Dr.
So it was that White Fang's method when he took the offensive, was: first to find a young dog alone; second, to surprise it and knock it off its feet; and third, to drive in with his teeth at the soft throat.
He became conscious of a mysteriously offensive odour in the room, entirely new in his experience of revolting smells.
That there are, upon record, trials at law in which damages have been sought as a poor recompense for lasting agonies and disfigurements inflicted upon children by the treatment of the master in these places, involving such offensive and foul details of neglect, cruelty, and disease, as no writer of fiction would have the boldness to imagine.
To represent a bad thing in its least offensive light is, doubtless, the most agreeable course for a writer of fiction to pursue; but is it the most honest, or the safest?
However, the cloth was no sooner taken away, than he always made sufficient amends for his silence: for he was a very hearty fellow; and his conversation was often entertaining, never offensive.
And not to him who is offensive to us are we most unfair, but to him who doth not concern us at all.
Low as was his opinion of Golenishtchev's capacity for understanding art, trifling as was the true remark upon the fidelity of the expression of Pilate as an official, and offensive as might have seemed the utterance of so unimportant an observation while nothing was said of more serious points, Mihailov was in an ecstasy of delight at this observation.
Wherefore she desired that Dolly would be kissed immediately, on pain of her just displeasure; at the same time giving her to understand that whatever she saw her mother do, she might safely do herself, without being at the trouble of any reasoning or reflection on the subject--which, indeed, was offensive and undutiful, and in direct contravention of the church catechism.
He looked about him for an offensive weapon, caught up the snuffers, and, before applying them to the cabbage-headed candle, lunged at the sleeper as though he would have run him through the body.
Full browser ?