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    offhand - Dictionary definition and meaning for word offhand

    (adj) with little or no preparation or forethought
    Example Sentence
    • his ad-lib comments showed poor judgment
    • an extemporaneous piano recital
    • an extemporary lecture
    • an extempore skit
    • an impromptu speech
    • offhand excuses
    • trying to sound offhanded and reassuring
    • an off-the-cuff toast
    • a few unrehearsed comments
    (adj) casually thoughtless or inconsiderate
    Synonyms : offhanded
    Example Sentence
    • an offhand manner
    • she treated most men with offhand contempt
    (adv) without previous thought or preparation
    Synonyms : offhanded , offhandedly
    Example Sentence
    • couldn't give the figures offhand
    • we decided offhand to go to Canada
    • she had made these remarks offhandedly
    (adv) in a casually inconsiderate manner
    Synonyms : offhanded , offhandedly
    Example Sentence
    • replied offhand, his mind a million miles away
    • she threw him over offhandedly without even a Dear-John letter
   Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for offhand

offhand - hands on means experience, you have prepared for that , so off hands means something without preparation

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offhand = off + hand = Not take in hand ( work ) = unimportant work = casual work

i am taking my hand off from this.means i am not intrested in that

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