Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “inoffensive”

See all translations

inoffensive

adjective uk   /ˌɪn.əˈfen.sɪv/ us  
not causing any harm or offence: an inoffensive article He seemed like a quiet, inoffensive sort of a guy.
Translations of “inoffensive”
in Spanish inofensivo…
in French inoffensif…
in German arglos…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指人或其行為)無害的,不冒犯人的…
in Russian безобидный…
in Turkish zararsız, dokunmayan, etkilemeyen…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指人或其行为)无害的,不冒犯人的…
in Polish neutralny…
(Definition of inoffensive from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of inoffensive?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “inoffensive” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

illusion

an idea or belief that is not true

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

showrooming noun

February 23, 2015
the activity of examining a product in a physical store and then making the purchase with an online retailer Amazon’s new smartphone is specifically designed to make showrooming fast and easy.

Read More