What does offensively mean?

Definitions for offensively

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word offensively.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. offensively(adverb)

    in an unpleasantly offensive manner

    "he smelled offensively unwashed"

  2. offensively, objectionably, obnoxiously(adverb)

    in an obnoxious manner

    "he said so in one of his more offensively intellectually arrogant sentences"

  3. offensively(adverb)

    in an aggressive manner

    "`In this crisis, we must act offensively,' the President said"; "the admiral intends to act offensively in the Mediterranean"


  1. offensively(Adverb)

    In an offensive manner.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of offensively in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of offensively in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Pau Gasol:

    ( Defense) is a difference-maker for us, offensively, we're going to be fine, because have a lot of talent and a lot of weapons.

  2. Alvin Gentry:

    I just think we have to do a better job all together, i thought we were very stagnant offensively, and we were better defensively doing what we practice every day.

  3. Brandon Sutter:

    We need him to be a threat offensively, and he's been that through two games, he's had the puck a lot. When he has the puck down low and he's spinning in the corners, that's when he's so dominant and he was big last night.

  4. Quarterback Brady:

    We needed that type of play at that point in the game and defense took over from there, we didn't play as well as well as would have liked offensively but that's the NFL. That was the key to the whole game the way the defense played.

  5. Chris Paul:

    It's just two very offensively powered teams, we are usually right up there at the top in the league in offense and they are usually right up there, too. Tonight both teams just made shots and it came down to whoever made the most stops.

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