What does on the offensive mean?

Definitions for on the offensive

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. on the offensive(p)(adj)

    actively attacking


  1. On the Offensive

    On the Offensive is an EP released by Poster Children in 2004. It is composed of politically themed cover songs. Original artists for these songs: ⁕"Clampdown" originally by the Clash ⁕"We Don't Need This Fascist Groove Thang" originally by Heaven 17 ⁕"The New World" originally by X ⁕"Let's Have a War" originally by Fear ⁕"Divide and Conquer" originally by Hüsker Dü ⁕"Complicated Game" originally by XTC


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of on the offensive in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of on the offensive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Marco Rubio:

    It's not just absurd, it's offensive.

  2. Hemin Hawrami:

    There will be no spring or summer (offensive).

  3. President Barack Obama:

    If I say anything offensive, it’s because of him.

  4. Carly Fiorina:

    They were completely inappropriate and offensive comments. Period.

  5. California GOP Rep. Duncan Hunter:

    You cannot have offensive things in the competition and this does.

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