offend verb definition in Anger topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 verb: Anger topic
[transitive, often passive, intransitive] offend (somebody) to make somebody feel upset because of something you say or do that is rude or embarrassing They'll be offended if you don't go to their wedding. Neil did not mean to offend anybody with his joke. She managed to offend her boyfriend’s parents as soon as she opened her mouth. A TV interviewer must be careful not to offend.

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