Offing

Definition of Offing

Off´ing   Pronunciation: ǒf´ĭng; 115
n.1.That part of the sea at a good distance from the shore, or where there is deep water and no need of a pilot; also, distance from the shore; as, the ship had ten miles offing; we saw a ship in the offing.
in the offing
a - coming; arriving in the foreseeable future.
b - visible but not nearby.

Related Words

aftertime, afteryears, background, by-and-by, course ahead, crystal ball, determinism, distant future, eventuality, expectation, foresight, forward look, future, future tense, futurism, futurity, hereafter, horizon, immediate future, immediate prospect, imminence, near future, outlook, posteriority, prediction, probability, project, prophecy, prospect, remote distance, the distance, the future, the morrow, the sweet by-and-by, time ahead, time just ahead, time to come, tomorrow, vanishing point
Word:

Browse

office-bearer
Office-found
Officeholder
Officer
Officer of the day
Officer of the deck
Official
officialdom
officialese
Officialism
Officiality
officialize
Officially
Officialty
Officiant
Officiary
Officiate
Officiator
Officinal
Officious
-Offing-
Offish
Offlet
Offprint
Offscouring
Offscum
Offset
offset printing
Offset staff
offsetting
Offshoot
Offshore
offside
Offskip
Offspring
Offtake
Offuscate
Oft
Often
Oftenness
Oftensith
# A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

© 2014 Delaflex, Inc.Dictionary Home | Privacy Policy