Adjective(1) with little or no preparation or forethought(2) casually thoughtless or inconsiderate
Adverb(1) without previous thought or preparation(2) in a casually inconsiderate manner
(1) I don't recall offhand the names of any of the other sources.(2) ├ö├ç├┐They were quite abrupt and offhand ,├ö├ç├û says Elliot, who is now 39.(3) I don't offhand dismiss speculation that this is all a neoconservative plot to privatize Iraqi art.(4) ├ö├ç├┐This is too important and fundamental a problem to be simply dismissed in this offhand way by the Minister,├ö├ç├û said Dr Cowley.(5) It would be difficult to think, offhand , of a simple explanation of why a young woman, a total stranger, wearing only a nightdress, rang our doorbell at 7.45 in the morning.(6) But Johar has an offhand , stylish way of doing it.(7) I know there are more, but I can't think of them offhand .(8) As with O'Reilly, offhand dismissal of critics is not a good practice for any business, organization, group, or individual.(9) ├ö├ç├┐Yes,├ö├ç├û Riggs replied in an offhand manner, sitting obediently, and crossing his legs in front of him.(10) What makes you think women can just remember dates offhand this way?(11) Now, you can do this in an offhand manner, casually noting results, but you'll be much further ahead if you do it somewhat scientifically.(12) I read a great deal, but I can't really pick a landmark book offhand .(13) I learned it from someone who formerly worked in the government and he mentioned it in an offhand manner, leading me to infer it was something that insiders were well aware of.(14) I couldn't think offhand of a creative use for this thing, a non-business use, but maybe with some pondering├ö├ç┬¬(15) He'd said it in such an offhand and nonchalant manner, though, that I decided to let it drop.(16) The level will obviously be slight if it's just some offhand teasing among casual acquaintances.
(1) off-hand :: off-mkono
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Different Formsoffhand, offhanded
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