Definition of offending in English:

offending

adjective

  • 1Causing problems or displeasure.

    ‘she eliminated the offending foods from her diet’
    ‘they must redesign the offending section of road’
  • 2Relating to the committing of an illegal act or the breaking of a rule.

    ‘tougher penalties for offending motorists’
    ‘the focus of their work with young offenders was almost exclusively on their offending behaviour’

Pronunciation

offending

/əˈfɛndɪŋ/