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offhand

adjective

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made or done without previous thought or preparation
  • an offhand comment that later caused the politician much embarrassment

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offhand

adverb

Synonyms & Antonyms of offhand (Entry 2 of 2)

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The first known use of offhand was circa 1668

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“Offhand.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/offhand. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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