off-the-cuff

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the prepositional phrase off the cuff.

AdjectiveEdit

off-the-cuff (not comparable)

  1. (idiomatic) Extemporaneous; without prior preparation; spontaneous; impromptu.
    He made a few off-the-cuff remarks before launching into his prepared speech.

SynonymsEdit

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