HyperDic: offing

English > 2 senses of the word offing:
NOUNtimeoffingthe near or foreseeable future
objectoffingthe part of the sea that can be seen from the shore and is beyond the anchoring area
offing > pronunciation
Soundsao'fihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > offing: 2 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningThe near or foreseeable future.
Example"there was a wedding in the offing"
Broaderfuture, hereafter, futurity, time to comeThe time yet to come
Spanishen perspectiva
English > offing: 2 senses > noun 2, object
MeaningThe part of the sea that can be seen from the shore and is beyond the anchoring area.
Example"there was a ship in the offing"
Part ofmain, brinyAny very large body of (salt) water
Broaderbody of water, waterThe part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)

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