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- adv. in an offhand manner
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Offhand; in an offhand manner.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a casually inconsiderate manner
- adv. without previous thought or preparation
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And so it goes throughout "The Complete Collection," which doesn't come by its title offhandedly: Here is every last album and single he made for Columbia, along with the handful he made for other labels.
“They were having a sack race for these Sri Lankan children who had been orphaned only weeks before by the tsunami, and I made the mistake of kind of offhandedly saying to Joe, ‘I could beat you,’” Mr. Israel recounted.
They mentioned that they kind of offhandedly mentioned at work that they were interested in applying for the show, and their bosses were all for it.
Rep. Peter King, R-N. Y., criticized the White House for "offhandedly" announcing during a White House briefing Wednesday that Rogers would be a no-show, instead of notifying Congress directly.
Foster offhandedly said the cellar of her weekend "shack" was cold and humid enough to cure meat in; Barrow said, well, that's easy enough to do.
As everyone's mother says, "You only get one chance to make a good first impression," so I've offhandedly come to the conclusion that Audrey lures new unsuspecting readers in, giving them a sense of ease before I dazzle them in with my ironic bullshit and gonzo sensibility.
This year, one of my best friends and roommates, Kaitlin, was running, fulfilling a promise she had made offhandedly when we were sophomores.
The Republicans have offered constittutionally correct ideas that the Democrats won't even look at but offhandedly dismiss them.
There you go again, asserting offhandedly that taxpayers subsidise immigrants.
Amid the outcry, he offhandedly raised the idea of also giving illegal immigrants driver's licenses.
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