Definition of affrontive in English:

affrontive

adjective

  • Characterized by impudence, insult, or offence; having the tendency or capacity to cause offence.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in John Gauden (c1599–1662), bishop of Worcester. From affront + -ive.

Pronunciation:

affrontive

/əˈfrʌntɪv/