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Synonyms for offhand

Synonyms for offhand

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

Synonyms for offhand

with little or no preparation or forethought

casually thoughtless or inconsiderate


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without previous thought or preparation

in a casually inconsiderate manner

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Even if you never fire an unsupported shot in the field there are benefits to offhand training.
Conversely, old-time offhand shooters recorded their high scores by squeezing the trigger when the sight picture through their aperture sights was close, trusting to the law of averages to put a good portion of those shots into the X-ring.
Then, to see how the stocked pistol handled offhand, I removed the Leupold scope and attached one of the same company's Deltapoint dot sights.
We are all over 70 years old, shoot rifles with peep sights, and only offhand shooting is allowed.
WASHINGTON -- A once low-profile foreign policy campaign adviser whose offhand remark in a London bar in May 2016 helped trigger an FBI counterintelligence investigation into President Donald Trump's campaign was sentenced to 14 days incarceration Friday by a federal judge in Washington.
Offhand, my daughter tells me to stop wearing too much eye makeup, stop wearing bright red lipstick, and drop the matchy-matchy look.
However, he was recently lambasted by some in the public for his offhand response to former aide Numan Afifi Saadan, who did not continue as a temporary press officer following backlash and threats for his LGBT links, by saying the latter 'will always be a bro' to him.
He shot 99 out of 100 in the prone position and 95 out of 100 in the offhand position.
Starting OffHand Gear in 2012 with the design and development of the "NORB" (No Ordinary Range Bag), she branched out into AR-related accessories and continues to grow the hugely popular NORB line too.
Younger folks who have never seen one are amazed when they get a turn with it, saying they've never shot so well offhand with open sights.
For example, FIRST / GUN / OFF / SOME would, with the word HAND suitably attached, become FIRSTHAND / HANDGUN / OFFHAND / HANDSOME.
He discourages even offhand remarks such as "I'm so clumsy" or "I am stupid." Instead he suggests reciting positive affirmations throughout the day--for instance, "I am strong," "I am talented" or "I am healthy"--to encourage the traits and advantages you seek, and he offers ideas for discovering those you already possess.
4 converted to .44 Mag., though right offhand I would think it could be done.
Second, in close quarters, the role of your offhand becomes critical because it will be used to defend, control or strike as appropriate.
Harry Tressler's jealous reaction to this tall, good-looking Irishman with his own helicopter serves him right for the offhand way he's treated her in the past.