English Thesaurus

Synonyms of 'offhand'

(adjective) 
Definition
curt or casual in manner
Consumers found the attitude of its staff offhand.
Synonyms
casual
an easy-going young man with a casual approach to life
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indifferent
People have become indifferent to the suffering of others.
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careless
He pleaded guilty to careless driving.
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abrupt
He was abrupt to the point of rudeness.
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cavalier
He has always had a cavalier attitude towards other people's feelings.
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curt
`The matter is closed,' was his curt reply.
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uninterested
unhelpful and uninterested shop staff
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cursory
I gave the letter a fairly cursory reading.
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couldn't-care-less
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apathetic
Many people feel apathetic about the candidates in both parties.
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perfunctory
She gave the list only a perfunctory glance.
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blasé
his seemingly blasé attitude
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take-it-or-leave-it (informal)
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nonchalant
Denis tried unsuccessfully to look nonchalant and uninterested.
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unceremonious
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offhanded
Opposites
(adverb) 
Definition
without preparation
I couldn't tell you offhand how long he's worked here.
Synonyms
off the cuff (informal)
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spontaneously
Her husband was never spontaneously warm or friendly towards us.
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just like that (informal)
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ad lib
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extempore
a speech delivered extempore by the minister
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off the top of your head (informal)
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without preparation
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extemporaneously

Additional synonyms

in the sense of abrupt
Definition
rather rude in speech or manner
He was abrupt to the point of rudeness.
Synonyms
in the sense of apathetic
Many people feel apathetic about the candidates in both parties.
in the sense of blasé
his seemingly blasé attitude
Synonyms

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