Definition of offing noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈɒfɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈɔːfɪŋ//
, NAmE//ˈɑːfɪŋ//
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Word Originearly 17th cent.: perhaps from off + -ing.Idioms
in the offing
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(informal) likely to appear or happen soon I hear there are more staff changes in the offing.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: offing