off the cuff
- (informal) improvised; extemporary
Example Sentences Including 'off the cuff'
"A Department of Trade and Industry spokeswoman said that Mr Griffiths had been speaking off the cuff.
Sun, News of the World (2004)
Although this behaviour may seem very natural and off the cuff , it is often the result of very thorough preparation and rehearsal.
Jack was always off the cuff , doing things not necessarily by the book, but still getting the results.
Sun, News of the World (2002)
Sri Lanka's kamikaze openers Sanath Jayasuriya and Romesh Kaluwitharana made a reality of an off the cuff remark Warne made a day earlier.
The comments on Taiwan, which became the unintended media focus of his trip, may have been off the cuff , but they weren't accidental.
The Australian (2004)
`I - we- cannot simply accept an accusation as damning as that off the cuff.
A Daystar of Fear
off the cuff : Sorcar carefully tucks the object under his sleeve or in the furrow of his palm in quick motions.
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