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    offhanded

    offhanded - Dictionary definition and meaning for word offhanded

    Definition
    (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
    Definition
    (adj) casually thoughtless or inconsiderate
    Synonyms : offhand
    Example Sentence
    • an offhand manner
    • she treated most men with offhand contempt
    Definition
    (adv) without previous thought or preparation
    Synonyms : offhand , offhandedly
    Example Sentence
    • couldn't give the figures offhand
    • we decided offhand to go to Canada
    • she had made these remarks offhandedly
    Definition
    (adv) in a casually inconsiderate manner
    Synonyms : offhand , offhandedly
    Example Sentence
    • replied offhand, his mind a million miles away
    • she threw him over offhandedly without even a Dear-John letter
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