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1. impromptu

adjective. ['ˌɪmˈprɑːmptuː'] with little or no preparation or forethought.

Synonyms

  • unprepared
  • unrehearsed
  • offhand
  • off-the-cuff
  • extemporaneous
  • extemporary
  • ad-lib
  • extempore

Antonyms

  • careful
  • ready
  • scripted
  • go

Etymology

  • impromptus (Latin)

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Rhymes with Impromptu

  • bantu
  • cantu
  • mengistu
  • mongosutu
  • unto
  • vanuatu

How do you pronounce impromptu?

Pronounce impromptu as ˌɪmˈprɑmptu.

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Sentences with impromptu


1. Noun, singular or mass
Or create an impromptu Birdie bath in the kitchen sink after you're done with the dishes.

2. Adjective
If you know her schedule well, orchestrate a romantic, impromptu picnic for just the two of you.

Quotes about impromptu


1. He stepped back and threw his arms out."I'm always crazy around you Rose. Here, I'm going to write an impromptu poem for you."He tipped his head back and shouted to the sky:"Rose is in redBut never in blueSharp as a thornFights like one too.
- Richelle Mead, Shadow Kiss

2. It usually takes me two or three days to prepare an impromptu speech.
- Mark Twain

2. impromptu

noun. ['ˌɪmˈprɑːmptuː'] an extemporaneous speech or remark.

Synonyms

  • speech

Antonyms

  • equipped
  • embattled

Etymology

  • impromptus (Latin)

3. impromptu

noun. ['ˌɪmˈprɑːmptuː'] a short musical passage that seems to have been made spontaneously without advance preparation.

Synonyms

  • passage

Antonyms

  • braced
  • precooked

Etymology

  • impromptus (Latin)

4. impromptu

adverb. ['ˌɪmˈprɑːmptuː'] without advance preparation.

Synonyms

  • ad libitum
  • spontaneously

Antonyms

  • tactlessness
  • fitted out
  • up

Etymology

  • impromptus (Latin)
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