Trawling 101


of•fense | \ ə-ˈfen(t)s, especially for sense 3 ˈä-ˌfen(t)s, ˈȯ- \
variants: or offence

1: something that outrages the moral or physical senses

2a: the act of displeasing or affronting
b: the state of being insulted or morally outraged

3a: the offensive team or members of a team playing offensive positions
b: the means or method of attacking or of attempting to score
c: scoring ability
d: the act of attacking : assault weapons of offense

4a: an infraction of law
b: a breach of a moral or social code : sin, misdeed

5a: archaic: a cause or occasion of sin : stumbling block
b: obsolete: an act of stumbling

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