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offhandadjective

uk   /ˌɒfˈhænd/ us   /ˌɑːfˈhænd/ UK informal also offish
offhandedly
adverb uk   /ˌɒfˈhæn.dɪd.li/ us   /ˌɑːfˈhæn.dɪd.li/
offhandedness
noun [U] uk   /ˌɒfˈhæn.dɪd.nəs/ us   /ˌɑːfˈhæn.dɪd.nəs/

offhandadverb

uk   /ˌɒfˈhænd/ us   /ˌɑːfˈhænd/
(Definition of offhand from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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offhandadverb

us   /ˈɔfˈhænd/
now, without looking for information or without taking the time to consider carefully: I can’t tell you the exact number offhand, but it was something like $25,000.

offhandadjective

us   /ˈɔfˈhænd, ˈɑf-/
not showing or not done with much thought or consideration: offhand remarks His offhand manner disturbed us.
(Definition of offhand from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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