Definition of inoffensive
1 : causing no harm or injury
2 a : giving no provocation : peaceable b : not objectionable to the senses
Examples of inoffensive in a sentence
The priest was a mild-mannered inoffensive fellow.
<an inoffensive little joke at the opening of his speech>
First Known Use of inoffensive
INOFFENSIVE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of inoffensive for English Language Learners
: not likely to offend or bother anyone : not offensive
INOFFENSIVE Defined for Kids
Definition of inoffensive for Students
: not likely to offend or bother anyone <an inoffensive joke>
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