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Definitions and Synonyms of off-the-cuff | Another word for off-the-cuff | What is off-the-cuff?

Definition 1: with little or no preparation or forethought - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where off-the-cuff or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • 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 for off-the-cuff in the sense of this definition

(off-the-cuff is similar to ...) without preparation; not prepared for

"unprepared remarks" "the shock was unprepared" "our treaty makers approached their immensely difficult problems unprepared"

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