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Synonyms for off-the-cuff

spoken, performed, or composed with little or no preparation or forethought

Synonyms for off-the-cuff

with little or no preparation or forethought

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A SPANISH club chief staged a bizarre off-the-cuff protest against unfairness last weekend.
He did say an off-the-cuff remark which in the current climate was treated seriously.
While podcasts usually sound off-the-cuff with garbled sentences and dead spaces, others rival the quality of professional radio shows.
The off-the-cuff remarks, made by Mr Bloomberg privately during a lunch with firefighters,have left Dr Atkins's widow Veronica ``extremely upset and hurt'', her spokesman said.
Each point he makes may be valid in journalistic terms to attract readers, however these off-the-cuff remarks do little for the morale of the hard-working officers who DO produce positive results with reduced crime figures, and who DO get back on the streets and into the community.
He was indefatigable, never seemed dispirited, and his friendly, folksy off-the-cuff style resonated.
Yet it rightfully takes its place in the lineage of twentieth-century "literary" photography that runs from Henri Cartier-Bresson to the streetwise, off-the-cuff work of the new-document photographers of the '50s and '6os.
Instead, they were off-the-cuff comments made during interviews with the tennis champ, who leaves for the French Open (May 17) on the same day that the $18 million national TV campaign for Faberge Power Stick Deodorant will be launched.
Off-the-cuff, casual e-mail conversations among employees are exactly the type of messages that tend to trigger lawsuits and arm litigators with damaging evidence," Flynn said.
BRILLIANT IMPROVISATION His off-the-cuff responses to events can be inspirational.
But his latest comments, at a joint press conference with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh at the end of a visit to New Delhi, were not as strong as those he made off-the-cuff yesterday.
COUNCILLOR Neil McEvoy complains (Viewpoints, March 6) that I told the Echo about his off-the-cuff promise to give Cardiff council staff St David's Day off.
The costumes and songs (oh yes, they sing) were preempted by a suitably funny and seemingly off-the-cuff introduction section - including Tom Paulin's adoring fan mail and a miserable Russian monologue.
Stringfellow said: 'It was an off-the-cuff comment.
AUDIENCE participation is a must for an off-the-cuff comedy show being staged in Bulkington at the weekend.