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Definition of "offhanded" []

  • In a casual or curt style, without preparation or thought (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "offhanded" in a sentence
  • ""This kind of offhanded suggestion that we will somehow put you on a dragnet of suspected persons if you refuse to do what you can voluntarily decline to do is the nub of the problem here," Ms. Vonn said in an interview."
  • "I felt like this was the bullshit I'd been dealing with forever, this kind of offhanded, patronizing disrespect for the culture of hip-hop."
  • "You can see, though, with just one twist of the DNA, how the son can bring the father's literary talent to the outlaw country / redneck rock genre; he writes songs with the kind of offhanded quick wit and painfully bitter, cut-to-the-bone romantic remorse with which geniuses like John Hiatt, Kris Kristofferson, Steve Earl, Robert Earl Keene, and Rodney Crowell made their names."