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Adjective: offhand  'óf'hand
  1. With little or no preparation or forethought
    "offhand excuses";
    - ad-lib, extemporaneous, extemporary, extempore, impromptu, offhanded, off-the-cuff, unrehearsed
  2. Casually thoughtless or inconsiderate
    "she treated most men with offhand contempt"; "an offhand manner";
    - offhanded
Adverb: offhand  'óf'hand
  1. In a casually inconsiderate manner
    "replied offhand, his mind a million miles away";
    - offhanded, offhandedly
  2. Without previous thought or preparation
    "couldn't give the figures offhand"; "we decided offhand to go to Canada";
    - offhanded, offhandedly
Adverb: off-hand
  1. Without preparation
    "I don't know the figures off-hand";
    - ex tempore

See also: careless, cavalier, unprepared