offhand

All Adjective Adverb Noun Verb
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  • I want some information he may be able to give me offhand. Cited from Out of the Ashes, by Ethel Watts Mumford
  • How many boys or men, even, can tell offhand the number at the present time? Cited from The Wonder Island Boys: Exploring the Island, by Roger Thompson Finlay
  • I should say offhand this was then about three o'clock in the evening. Cited from Best Short Stores of 1921 ... Yearbook of American Short Story
  • She tried to make herself light and offhand, and to be very frank with him. Cited from Mr. Britling Sees It Through, by H. G. Wells
  • I have given a few offhand at the end of this book. Cited from The Radio Amateur's Hand Book,A. Frederick Collins
  • I don't, and offhand I can't think of many people who do. Cited from Injun and Whitey to the Rescue, by William S. Hart
  • She'd surely be put out to name it offhand whether you was black or white. Cited from The Prodigal Judge, by Vaughan Kester
  • His tone was offhand, his hat already back upon his head. Cited from To Have and To Hold, by Mary Johnston
  • She felt that it was scarcely a problem that could be settled offhand. Cited from The Swindler and Other Stories, by Ethel M. Dell
  • Indeed, had she had to say offhand which, she would have answered plain. Cited from Lippincott's Magazine, February, 1876, Vol. XVII, No. 98, by Various
  • I wouldn't want to say what I thought about it offhand. Cited from The Titan, by Theodore Dreiser
  • He spoke in a natural, offhand manner, as if there was nothing unusual in what he was saying. Cited from The Young Rajah, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • You may get in trouble if you mention names offhand. Cited from The Aeroplane Boys on the Wing, by John Luther Langworthy
  • I promise you I will do something -- what, I cannot say offhand. Cited from Donal Grant, by George MacDonald
  • The exact cost of an old house re-erected on a new site cannot be given offhand. Cited from If You're Going to Live in the Country, by Ormsbee and Huntley
  • He could not have defined offhand what it was that he understood. Cited from Christmas, by Zona Gale
  • No one, in school or out, should attempt to memorize these words offhand. Cited from The Art Of Writing & Speaking The English Language, by Sherwin Cody
  • They spoke in an offhand way of the matter to their friends and that increased the general curiosity. Cited from Poor White, by Sherwood Anderson
  • And that question I can answer offhand, without taking thought, and be sure that I am right. Cited from The Red Cross Girl, by Richard Harding Davis
  • Twenty-seven yards, or about two-thirds the distance, if the shot was offhand. Cited from Sergeant York And His People, by Sam Cowan
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Meaning of offhand

  • adverb Without previous thought or preparation
    couldn't give the figures offhand, we decided offhand to go to Canada, she had made these remarks offhandedly
  • adverb In a casually inconsiderate manner
    replied offhand, his mind a million miles away, she threw him over offhandedly without even a Dear-John letter