Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Not prepared in advance; impromptu.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective with little or no preparation or forethought; unrehearsed; extemporaneous; offhand.

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  • adjective idiomatic Extemporaneous; without prior preparation; impromptu.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb without preparation
  • adjective with little or no preparation or forethought

Etymologies

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From the prepositional phrase off the cuff

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