1. Without previous thought or preparation (synset 400265088)
    "couldn't give the figures offhand"; "we decided offhand to go to Canada"; "she had made these remarks offhandedly"
  2. In a casually inconsiderate manner (synset 400264858)
    "replied offhand, his mind a million miles away"; "she threw him over offhandedly without even a Dear-John letter"
  1. With little or no preparation or forethought (synset 301851375)
    "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. Casually thoughtless or inconsiderate (synset 300314114)
    "an offhand manner"; "she treated most men with offhand contempt"

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