offensive (<<schwa>>-fen-siv), adj.1. Of or for attack <an offensive weapon>.2. Unpleasant or disagreeable to the senses; obnoxious <an offensive odor>.3. Causing displeasure, anger, or resentment; esp., repugnant to the prevailing sense of what is decent or moral <patently offensive language and photographs>. See OBSCENE. OFFENSIVE AND DEFENSIVE LEAGUE
offensive and defensive league.Int’l law. A league binding the parties not only to aid one
another when attacked but also to support one another when attacking in offensive warfare.
[Blacks Law 8th]