peace offering


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

peace offering

An item or gesture extended to another person to express remorse or forgiveness. After they had their first big argument, Mark brought Monica a box of her favorite chocolate as a peace offering.
See also: offering, peace

a ˈpeace offering

a present that you give to somebody to show that you are sorry for something or want to make peace after an argument: He left her chocolates as a peace offering, hoping that she would forgive him.
See also: offering, peace
References in periodicals archive ?
CORAL: 9-1 Out After Dark, 10-1 Continent, 11-1 Fonthill Road, Traytonic, 12-1 Fantasy Believer, 14-1 Bygone Days, 16-1 Partners In Jazz, Presto Shinko, 20-1 Chookie Heiton, Fictional, Funfair Wane, Khabfair, Majestic Times, Merlin's Dancer, Peace Offering, Pieter Brueghel, 25-1 bar.
There was only a short head between the pair in May's Palace House Stakes and on much slower ground Peace Offering looks good enough to turn the tables on Tax Free, who is looking to bounce back from an unplaced run at Royal Ascot.
Nicholls commented: "That sharp five furlongs would not have been totally ideal and Peace Offering went on to win a big race in France the following weekend, so Tax Free could hardly be in better nick.
Paul Hanagan's woes continued as he was handed a second careless riding offence for his handling of Peace Offering (May 22-23), adding to the five-day ban given for the same reason on Saturday.
Despite running a touch green, 8-1 shot Peace Offering battled on bravely to beat Speed Cop by half a length with the 5-2 favourite Revenue one length away in third place.
PEACE OFFERING stated his case for the big sprints in the final third of the season when gaining a second career victory in the conditions race for Dandy Nicholls and his son Adrian.
Peace Offering can give Dandy Nicholls another sprint success by landing the Giles Insurance Brokers Heritage Handicap at Ayr today.
IF THIS gem is David Beckham's idea of a peace offering, then no wonder Posh has forgiven him.
I will have a go - I am going to pick Peace Offering - because I like the sound of it," she said.
FIREFIGHTERS are to get a 20 per cent peace offering.
CRAWLEY boss Steve Evans has a peace offering today for his more famous Glaswegian rival Sir Alex Ferguson.
"She coming into the family at this time has been a great peace offering, a great symbol of peace-making in this family.
They include Lamanka Lass, the dam of Grade 2 winner Dark Islander, the Cheveley Park Stakes runner-up Tanami - dam of the Rockfel Stakes winner Cairns - and Amnesty Bay, the dam of sprinter Peace Offering.
Apprentice Vicky Behan displayed a cool head to land the biggest win of her fledgling career on Peace Offering in the Northern Rock Gosforth Park Cup at Newcastle.
Speaking at the family home yesterday, Best, 57, admitted the Mercedes ML55 was a peace offering and joked: "An expensive drink, wasn't it?"