Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Giving offense; tending to offend; abusive.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Tending to affront or offend; offensive; abusive.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Tending to affront or offend.

Etymologies

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affront +‎ -ive

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