offence (

     n 1: the action of attacking the enemy [syn: offense, offensive]
     2: the team that has the ball (or puck) and is trying to score
        [syn: offense] [ant: defense, defense]
     3: a feeling of anger caused by being offended; "he took
        offence at my question" [syn: umbrage, offense]
     4: a lack of politeness; a failure to show regard for others;
        wounding the feelings or others [syn: discourtesy, offense,
         offensive activity]
     5: a crime less serious than a felony [syn: misdemeanor, misdemeanour,
         infraction, offense, violation, infringement]