The definition of innocuous is not harmful or not likely to offend.(adjective)
An example of innocuous is playful teasing between friends.
See innocuous in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: L innocuus < in-, not + nocuus, harmful < nocere, to harm, injure: see necro-
See innocuous in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: From Latin innocuus
Origin: : in-, not; see in-1
Origin: + nocuus, harmful (from nocēre, to harm; see nek-1 in Indo-European roots).
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