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Synonyms for off-hand

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  1. ad-lib, extemporaneous, extemporary, extempore, impromptu, offhand, offhanded, off-the-cuff, unrehearsed(adj)

    with little or no preparation or forethought

    "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"

    Synonyms:
    unwritten, unrehearsed, ad-lib, off-the-cuff, extemporaneous, extempore, offhand, spontaneous, extemporary, impromptu, offhanded

    Antonyms:
    careful, prepared

  2. offhand, offhanded(adverb)

    casually thoughtless or inconsiderate

    "an offhand manner"; "she treated most men with offhand contempt"

    Synonyms:
    unrehearsed, ad-lib, off-the-cuff, extemporaneous, extempore, offhand, extemporary, impromptu, offhanded

    Antonyms:
    careful, prepared

  3. off-hand, ex tempore(adverb)

    without preparation

    "I don't know the figures off-hand"

    Synonyms:
    ex tempore

    Antonyms:
    careful, prepared

  4. offhand, offhanded, offhandedly(adverb)

    without previous thought or preparation

    "couldn't give the figures offhand"; "we decided offhand to go to Canada"; "she had made these remarks offhandedly"

    Synonyms:
    offhandedly, offhand, offhanded

    Antonyms:
    prepared, careful

  5. offhand, offhanded, offhandedly(adverb)

    in a casually inconsiderate manner

    "replied offhand, his mind a million miles away"; "she threw him over offhandedly without even a Dear-John letter"

    Synonyms:
    offhandedly, offhand, offhanded

    Antonyms:
    careful, prepared

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. off-hand

    Synonyms:
    impromptu, unpremeditated, extempore, unstudied

    Antonyms:
    premeditated, studied, thought out, elaborate

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How to use off-hand in a sentence?

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    Well, Ronald Reagan [ Reagan ] had a successful start as governor of California and before that, he was president of the Screen Actors Guild, i ’m trying to think of an example of a politician who tried acting and lasted. Ca n’t off-hand. Maybe they’re all actors ? But no, I never wanted to become a politician.

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