Character 9
Hyphenation off spring
Pronunciations /ˈɒfspɹɪŋ/

Definitions and meanings of "Offspring"

What do we mean by offspring?

The organism or organisms resulting from sexual or asexual reproduction. noun

A child or children of a parent or parents. noun

The result or product of something. noun

Origin; descent; family. noun

Propagation; generation. noun

Progeny; descendants, however remote from the stock; issue: a collective term, applied to several or all descendants (sometimes, exceptionally, to collateral branches), or to one child if the sole descendant. noun

Synonyms Offspring, Issue, Progeny, Posterity, Descendants. Offspring and progeny apply to the young of man or beast; the rest usually only to the human race. Offspring and issue usually imply more than one, but may refer to one only; progeny and posterity refer to more than one, and generally to many: offspring and issue refer generally to the first generation, the rest to as many generations as there may be in the case, posterity and descendants necessarily covering more than one. Issue is almost always a legal or genealogical term, referring to a child or children of one who has died. Posterity implies an indefinite future of descent. noun

The act of production; generation. noun

That which is produced; a child or children; a descendant or descendants, however remote from the stock. noun

Origin; lineage; family. noun

A person's daughter(s) and/or son(s); a person's children. noun

All a person's descendants, including further generations. noun

An animal or plant's progeny, an animal or plant's young. noun

Another produce, result of an entity's efforts. noun

A process launched by another process. noun

The immediate descendants of a person noun

Something that comes into existence as a result noun

Any immature animal noun

A person's daughter(s) and/or son(s); a person's children.

All of a person's descendants, including further generations.

An animal or plant's progeny or young.

Anything produced; the result of an entity's efforts.

A process launched by another process.

1. result of reproduction 2. The coolest band ever! see The Offspring Urban Dictionary

An amazin punk band that blows green day out if the water Urban Dictionary

Good band.... bad habit pretty fly self esteem others but i forgot Urban Dictionary

Awesome friggin band buddy. You should get some o their stuff its pretty frigging good. Urban Dictionary

Offspring is the best band ever,that's for sure,eventhough i like almost all of their musics,the ones i like most are "want you bad" and most of the smash album Urban Dictionary

To MadCaroler, maybe you should check what albums the songs you say are good are actually on before you submit a definition (to avoid looking like an idiot to the real Offspring fans). Huck It is actually on the Conspiracy Of One album and Tehran is on their self titled album(the first one). Urban Dictionary

Best band ever concived Urban Dictionary

Used to replace the word son. Especially when referring to a member of the female sex. Urban Dictionary

A once awesome punk band that sort of died with the release of Splinter. Their best songs are 1. Crossroads 2. Pretty Fly for a White Guy 3. Come Out and Play Urban Dictionary

Daughter or son. Urban Dictionary

Synonyms and Antonyms for Offspring

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The word "offspring" in example sentences

As the result, the level of intelligence in offspring is (more or less) normally — i.e., "bell curve" — distributed among the offspring, with the average being the AVERAGE OF THE average of the parents 'intelligence and the racial average. ❋ Unknown (2009)

* In primitive conditions, given the unsually demanding task (compared to other mammals) of raising human babies, paternal investment in offspring is required. ❋ Unknown (2010)

When you help to give birth, the health and welfare of the offspring is always of great interest. ❋ Unknown (1989)

Helms, Fewellf & Rissing, Sex ratio determination by queens and workers in the ant Pheidole desertorum, Animal Behaviour 2000. angryoldfatman: Having sterile offspring is not an evolutionary advantage. ❋ Unknown (2009)

A 16% increase in average number of offspring is very significant in nature, and there would be a strong tendency for the variant to become predominant in the population. ❋ Unknown (2010)

The non-fertility of those offspring is another general rule that has exceptions. ❋ Unknown (2009)

So having sterile offspring is not an evolutionary disadvantage, unless it results in extinction, then it is. angryoldfatman: For social insects to have evolved, at some point having sterile offspring had to be advantageous for the organism in question. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Producing sterile offspring is an EXTREMELY high evolutionary cost. ❋ Unknown (2009)

With our congenital defect, even the thought of the act that might produce offspring is most horrid to us. ❋ Marshallpayne1 (2009)

Thus, evolution. angryoldfatman: Having sterile offspring is not an evolutionary advantage. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Having sterile offspring is not an evolutionary advantage. ❋ Unknown (2009)

The first tentative encounter between Paul and his offspring is handled with considerable wit and delicacy. ❋ Philip French (2010)

A theory that predicts that having fecund offspring is success AND that having sterile offspring is success is not a very good theory. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Maybe all this will change for the better as a new generation is born with an online presence, with an increasing number of parents securing Twitter addresses for their offspring from the start. ❋ Bob Brown (2010)

If they die out, that is, if their number drop to zero, then they are not a biological success, but are extinct. angryoldfatman: So having sterile offspring is not an evolutionary disadvantage, unless it results in extinction, then it is. ❋ Unknown (2009)

In this seventh of nine chapters, the already shaky relationship between Bone and Thorn collapses as the true nature of their monstrous offspring is revealed. ❋ Unknown (2008)

A male offspring from the Overlord of Scientology? ❋ Unknown (2008)

1. [The elephant's] offspring was [born yesterday]. 2. [I love] The Offspting! ❋ Jimbobjoeshmoecheesechickenmonkeyfriedpastramicheeseandpiewithle (2003)

[the noose] is [fallin] and all my freiend are [crawling] the noose is falling the ememies are riseing ❋ Giner (2005)

offspring [is the shit] ❋ Ummm (2003)

[my penis] is [small] ❋ SexInTheShity (2003)

offspring is the best [punk rock] [band] [for sure] ❋ Luks (2005)

[The Offspring] are [the greatest band of all time]. ❋ Rachael (the BIGGEST Offspring Fan Ever) (2005)

[the offspring] [rule] ❋ Dan (2003)

[Hey] [what's up] offspring. ❋ Jahtay (2008)

Offsping [fucking] [kick ass]!!! ❋ Okita-Sama (2005)

My offspring is [a good person]. ❋ Yornol (2023)

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