Definition of 'offensively'
- in an unpleasantly offensive manner; "he smelled offensively unwashed"
- in an obnoxious manner; "he said so in one of his more offensively intellectually arrogant sentences"
Synonyms: objectionably obnoxiously
- in an aggressive manner; "`In this crisis, we must act offensively,' the President said"; "the admiral intends to act offensively in the Mediterranean"