no offense

idiom

Definition of no offense

used before a statement to indicate that one does not want to cause a person or group to feel hurt, angry, or upset by what is about to be said No offense, but I think you are mistaken."No offense, but you're nutty as a fruitcake."— Carl Hiaasen

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“No offense.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/no%20offense. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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