Definition of 'impromptu'

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Synonyms of "impromptu"
Synonyms of "impromptu"
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French Definition of "impromptu"
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Example sentences containing 'impromptu'

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He then begins an impromptu speech. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They happily obliged and performed an impromptu concert for commuters and carried on playing until their stop. The Sun (2013)And a brilliant impromptu speech it was. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Do you remember how hopeless Mummy used to be at impromptu visits? Times, Sunday Times (2007)The man was then allowed to make an impromptu speech to the waiting Chinese. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Getting in the mood, the pair then pushed back their chairs to give diners an impromptu performance. The Sun (2008)She had not prepared an acceptance speech; nor had she the confidence to make an impromptu speech. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He found keeping a piano in his study a great comfort and gave an impromptu clarinet performance on taking up his civil service role. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He ended up holding his own impromptu meeting with the media outside the arena's box office after the press conference was over. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The administrator was paying an impromptu visit to Art's class just before the last bell. Christianity Today (2000)Most of these impromptu visits end with the promise that "We'll call you as soon as the films are out. Pantano, James A. (MD) Living with Angina (1991)

Synonyms of 'impromptu'

spontaneous, improvised, unprepared, off-the-cuff
spontaneously, off the cuff, on the spur of the moment, ad lib

Trends of 'impromptu'

Used Occasionally. impromptu is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

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Translations for 'impromptu'

British English: impromptu ADJECTIVE
An impromptu action is one that you do without planning or organizing it in advance.
They held an impromptu press conference.
  • American English: impromptu
  • Brazilian Portuguese: improvisado
  • Chinese: 无事先准备的
  • European Spanish: improvisado
  • French: impromptu
  • German: improvisiert
  • Italian: improvvisato
  • Japanese: 即席の
  • Korean: 즉석의
  • European Portuguese: improvisado
  • Spanish: improvisado


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