offhand

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الإنجليزية - الإنجليزية
careless; without sufficient thought or consideration

He doesn't realise how hurtful his offhand remarks can be.

right away, immediately, without thinking about it
in an offhand manner
without planning or thinking ahead

She gave an offhand speech.

curt, abrupt, unfriendly

She was quite offhand with me yesterday.

without preparation
disapproval If you say that someone is being offhand, you are critical of them for being unfriendly or impolite, and not showing any interest in what other people are doing or saying. Consumers found the attitude of its staff offhand and generally offensive to the paying customer
casually thoughtless or inconsiderate; "an offhand manner"; "she treated most men with offhand contempt"
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"
In an offhand manner; as, he replied offhand
casually thoughtless or inconsiderate; "an offhand manner"; "she treated most men with offhand contempt" in a casually inconsiderate manner; "replied offhand, his mind a million miles away"; "she threw him over offhandedly without even a Dear-John letter" without previous thought or preparation; "couldn't give the figures offhand"; "we decided offhand to go to Canada"; "she had made these remarks offhandedly
{s} improvised; without previous thought or preparation; casual, informal; without thought; carelessly; not seriously
without thought; cavalierly; careless; not serious; without previous preparation, improvised
without previous thought or preparation; "couldn't give the figures offhand"; "we decided offhand to go to Canada"; "she had made these remarks offhandedly
If you say something offhand, you say it without checking the details or facts of it. `Have you done the repairs?' --- `Can't say off-hand, but I doubt it.'
Instant; ready; extemporaneous; as, an offhand speech; offhand excuses
in a casually inconsiderate manner; "replied offhand, his mind a million miles away"; "she threw him over offhandedly without even a Dear-John letter"
offhanded
in a casual or curt style, without preparation or thought
adverb offhand 2
immediately, without time to think about it or find out about something
offhanded
in a casually inconsiderate manner; "replied offhand, his mind a million miles away"; "she threw him over offhandedly without even a Dear-John letter"
offhanded
casually thoughtless or inconsiderate; "an offhand manner"; "she treated most men with offhand contempt"
offhanded
{s} informal, improvised; casual, curt, nonchalant; without preparation, careless
offhanded
without previous thought or preparation; "couldn't give the figures offhand"; "we decided offhand to go to Canada"; "she had made these remarks offhandedly"
offhanded
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"
offhandedly
in an offhand manner
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"
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"
offhandedly
carelessly, informally, extemporaneously, casually
offhandedness
the property of being offhand
offhandedness
{i} being improvised; being not prepared in advance
offhand
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