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. Dennis Schroeder and Jeff Teague:

    Guys played great, with a lot of energy and a lot of passion, al was the man. He did it at both ends, offensively and defensively.

  3. 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.

  4. Dwyane Wade:

    This is how we've been playing since the All-Star break, sharing the wealth, obviously some games more than others, everyone is feeling the ball in what we are trying to do offensively.

  5. 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.

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