Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

extemporal

play
adjective ex·tem·po·ral \ek-ˈstem-p(ə-)rəl\

Definition of extemporal

archaic

  1. :  extemporaneous

extemporally

play \-ē\ adverb


Origin and Etymology of extemporal

Latin extemporalis, from ex tempore


First Known Use: 1570


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up extemporal? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a secret group of plotters

Get Word of the Day daily email!