Definition Of offhand


ungraciously or offensively nonchalant or cool in manner.

his offhand way of talking

without previous thought or consideration.

I can't think of a better answer offhand

Example Of offhand

  • And I don't recall right offhand what exactly that was.

  • As with O'Reilly, offhand dismissal of critics is not a good practice for any business, organization, group, or individual.

  • ‘The NRA should understand that we are not second class citizens and will not stand for this offhand treatment,’ he concluded.

  • ‘They were quite abrupt and offhand ,’ says Elliot, who is now 39.

  • ‘Yes,’ Riggs replied in an offhand manner, sitting obediently, and crossing his legs in front of him.

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