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Synonyms for offhanded

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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

    Antonyms:
    prepared, careful

  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

    Antonyms:
    careful, prepared

  3. 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

    Antonyms:
    careful, prepared

  4. 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

    Antonyms:
    careful, prepared

How to pronounce offhanded?

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Veena
Veena
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How to say offhanded in sign language?

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#13632spontaneous
#35079unwritten
#37257impromptu
#74451offhand
#128118extemporaneous
#212713unrehearsed
#263939extempore
#283223offhandedly

How to use offhanded in a sentence?

  1. Bridget Anne Kelly:

    I realize that my offhanded attempts at sarcasm and humor were not as witty as they were intended to be, but even with this acknowledgment ... I am not guilty for the crimes of which I have been accused.

  2. Tom Brady:

    I think that it's just a different world than when I started in professional football. Even an offhanded comment like that...that people may run with, i mean it's just people doing their job. I mean a comment like that, it's -- I try to have fun with certain things.

  3. Jack McCain:

    Even this, i hope his personality has shown through. Whether it was an offhanded comment or not, if that's his true belief, then there needs to be some serious soul-searching as to whether or not he is a viable candidate for president.

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