offing

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

off·ing

noun \ˈ-fiŋ, ˈä-\

Definition of OFFING

1
:  the part of the deep sea seen from the shore
2
:  the near or foreseeable future <in the offing>

Examples of OFFING

  1. <major changes are in the offing for the company>

Origin of OFFING

1off
First Known Use: 1608

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