Associations to the word «Offspring»


OFFSPRING, noun. A person's daughter(s) and/or son(s); a person's children.
OFFSPRING, noun. All a person's descendants, including further generations.
OFFSPRING, noun. An animal or plant's progeny, an animal or plant's young.
OFFSPRING, noun. (figuratively) Another produce, result of an entity's efforts.
OFFSPRING, noun. (computing) A process launched by another process.

Dictionary definition

OFFSPRING, noun. The immediate descendants of a person; "she was the mother of many offspring"; "he died without issue".
OFFSPRING, noun. Something that comes into existence as a result; "industrialism prepared the way for acceptance of the French Revolution's various socialistic offspring"; "this skyscraper is the solid materialization of his efforts".
OFFSPRING, noun. Any immature animal.

Wise words

Don't use words too big for the subject. Don't say "infinitely" when you mean "very"; otherwise you'll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C. S. Lewis