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off the cuff

Definition of off the cuff

  1. :  without being prepared in advance :  without planning or preparation <He talked/spoke off the cuff about his work on the project.> <I had to give the speech off the cuff.>



Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  from a place or position

    :  away from land

    :  at a distance in space or time

  1. : used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union

    :  to seaward of

    :  from the possession or charge of

  1. :  seaward

    :  right

    :  more removed or distant

  1. :  to go away :  depart

    :  kill, murder

  1. : office; officer; official

cuffplay
  1. :  something (as a part of a sleeve or glove) encircling the wrist

    :  the turned-back hem of a trouser leg

    :  handcuff

  1. :  to furnish with a cuff

    :  handcuff

  1. :  to strike especially with or as if with the palm of the hand :  buffet

    :  fight, scuffle

  1. :  a blow with the hand especially when open :  slap


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