|1.||[ adverb ] without previous thought or preparation|
"couldn't give the figures offhand" "we decided offhand to go to Canada" "she had made these remarks offhandedly"
|Related terms:||ad-lib ad-lib|
|2.||[ adverb ] in a casually inconsiderate manner|
"replied offhand, his mind a million miles away" "she threw him over offhandedly without even a Dear-John letter"
|Related terms:||offhand offhand|