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Detailed Synonyms for offhand in English

offhand:

offhand adj

  1. offhand
    – casually thoughtless or inconsiderate 1
    offhand; offhanded
    – casually thoughtless or inconsiderate 1
    • offhand adj
      • an offhand manner1
      • she treated most men with offhand contempt1
    • offhanded adj
  2. offhand
    – with little or no preparation or forethought 1
    impromptu; offhanded; off-the-cuff; extemporary; ad-lib; unrehearsed; offhand; extempore; extemporaneous
    – with little or no preparation or forethought 1

offhand adv

  1. offhand
    – in a casually inconsiderate manner 1
    offhandedly; offhand; offhanded
    – in a casually inconsiderate manner 1
    • offhandedly adv
      • she threw him over offhandedly without even a Dear-John letter1
    • offhand adv
      • replied offhand, his mind a million miles away1
    • offhanded adv
  2. offhand
    – without previous thought or preparation 1
    offhandedly; offhand; offhanded
    – without previous thought or preparation 1
    • offhandedly adv
      • she had made these remarks offhandedly1
    • offhand adv
      • couldn't give the figures offhand1
      • we decided offhand to go to Canada1
    • offhanded adv

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Related Definitions for "offhand":

  1. casually thoughtless or inconsiderate1
    • an offhand manner1
    • she treated most men with offhand contempt1
  2. with little or no preparation or forethought1
    • offhand excuses1
  3. in a casually inconsiderate manner1
    • replied offhand, his mind a million miles away1
  4. without previous thought or preparation1
    • couldn't give the figures offhand1
    • we decided offhand to go to Canada1