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1. offing

noun. ['ˈɔfɪŋ'] the part of the sea that can be seen from the shore and is beyond the anchoring area.

Synonyms

  • main
  • briny
  • water

Antonyms

  • international waters
  • high sea
  • unimportant
  • dependent

Etymology

  • ing (English)
  • ing (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • off (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Offing

  • coughing

Example sentences of the word offing


1. Noun, singular or mass
Spurred by good word-of-mouth and a discount, a procession of new customers just might be in the offing.

2. offing

noun. ['ˈɔfɪŋ'] the near or foreseeable future.

Synonyms

  • hereafter
  • future
  • time to come

Antonyms

  • mild
  • fresh
  • soft water
  • fresh water

Etymology

  • ing (English)
  • ing (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • off (English)
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