Definition of in the offing

Definition of in the offing
  1. in the offing Adjective Within the area of the sea known as the offing; at a considerable distance from land, but visible from shore, often in reference to an approaching ship.
  2. in the offing Adjective Soon to come; likely to happen; in the foreseeable future; projected to occur; on the horizon; in the wind.
  3. in the offing Adjective At a distance, but visible.
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