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English definition of “off the cuff”

off the cuff

If you speak off the cuff, you say something without having prepared or thought about your words first: I hadn't prepared a speech so I just said a few words off the cuff. [before noun] an off-the-cuff remarkImmediatelyNot showing careful thought
(Definition of off the cuff from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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