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Synonyms for off-the-cuff

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    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, extemporaneous, extempore, offhand, spontaneous, extemporary, impromptu, offhanded

    Antonyms:
    prepared

  2. off the cuff(adverb)

    without preparation

    "the presidential candidate made a remark off the cuff"

    Synonyms:
    off the cuff

    Antonyms:
    prepared

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    improvised, impromptu, spontaneous

How to pronounce off-the-cuff?

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How to say off-the-cuff in sign language?

  1. offthecuff

Words popularity by usage frequency

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#13632spontaneous
#32870improvised
#35079unwritten
#37257impromptu
#74451offhand
#128118extemporaneous
#212713unrehearsed
#263939extempore

How to use off-the-cuff in a sentence?

  1. Renee Ellmers:

    Women are going to choose the next president, they care very much about all kinds of issues. National security is a main issue, soccer moms of yesterday are security moms of today, i know he's made some off-the-cuff comments. I certainly don't condone them, but I know the sense of un-comfortability as a Republican, I think, we need to concentrate on things we agree with, we need to come together in a unified party.

  2. Sheena Melwani:

    All the comments you hear are off the cuff, i never know what is coming so my reactions are 100 % authentic. I think this is one of the reasons this is all so enjoyable.

  3. Philip Yun:

    They game everything out. They don't do things off the cuff for the most part, if they're going to do something very provocative, they have an extensive decision tree laying out many options.

  4. Adam Schiff:

    This is not something that should be done off-the-cuff by the President of the United States just looking for a cheap shot at his predecessor.

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