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Overview of adj offhand

The adj offhand has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. ad-lib, extemporaneous, extemporary, extempore, impromptu, offhand, offhanded, off-the-cuff, unrehearsed

(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")

2. offhand, offhanded

(casually thoughtless or inconsiderate; "an offhand manner"; "she treated most men with offhand contempt")


Overview of adv offhand

The adv offhand has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. offhand, offhanded, offhandedly

(without previous thought or preparation; "couldn't give the figures offhand"; "we decided offhand to go to Canada"; "she had made these remarks offhandedly")

2. offhand, offhanded, offhandedly

(in a casually inconsiderate manner; "replied offhand, his mind a million miles away"; "she threw him over offhandedly without even a Dear-John letter")

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