Spanish translation of 'offhand'
- (= casual)
⇒ he was very offhand about his achievements
no daba importancia a sus logros
⇒ "it was nothing," he said in an offhand manner
—no fue nada —dijo como quitándole importancia
⇒ "it could have been worse," said Hamish, in an offhand tone
—podría haber sido peor —dijo Hamish en tono despreocupado
⇒ his attitude to work/punctuality is very offhand
se toma el trabajo/la puntualidad muy a la ligera
- (= cavalier)
⇒ the next day he was very offhand with her
al día siguiente estuvo muy displicente con ella
⇒ to treat sb in an offhand manner
tratar a algn con displicencia
- (= without some thought)
⇒ I can't tell you offhand
no te lo puedo decir así de pronto or sin pensarlo un poco or (LAm) así nomás
⇒ offhand, I'd say that there were around 40
así, a ojo, diría que eran unos cuarenta
⇒ do you know offhand where the copies are kept?
¿sabes por casualidad dónde se guardan las copias?
⇒ do you know her phone number offhand?
¿te sabes de memoria su número de teléfono?
Example Sentences Including 'offhand'
He waved offhand , Toby said, he waved or gestured at what Toby thought was the desk.Gothic Pursuit
`Oh, things could be worse," said Hunter, doing his best to imitate Yoller's offhand , sophisticated tone.The Ancient and Solitary Reign
He was a brilliant student, though brilliant in a natural, offhand manner that never aroused his fellow journeymen's envy or ire.The Broken God
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Translation of offhand from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary