WOTD


WORD OF THE DAY
Offing
AH-fing
Part of speech: noun
Origin: English, early 17th century
1

The more distant part of the sea in view.

Examples of Offing in a sentence

“The captain saw another ship approach from the offing, gradually making its way closer.”

“As they stood on the shore, the offing seemed to shimmer in the early evening light.”