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off·hand

offhand

 
 
pronunciation:
awf haend
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part of speech: adjective
definition: done without thinking or preparing ahead of time.
I'm sorry that my offhand remarks hurt your feelings.
synonyms:
casual, chance
similar words:
abrupt, accidental, ad-lib, careless, impulsive, random, spontaneous
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derivations: offhanded (adj.), offhandedly (adv.), offhandedness (n.)
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