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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoff-the-cuffˌoff-the-ˈcuff adjective [usually before noun]  THINK ABOUTan off-the-cuff remark, reply etc is one that you make without thinking about it first syn spontaneousoff-the-cuff adverb
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off-the-cuffPart of the reason is that, off-the-cuff, Mr Kantor has not yet learned to speak the language of trade buffs.The press officer said that the president's statement was an off-the-cuff remark, not as an official statement of policy.There were many hilarious discussions and off-the-cuff remarks.I raise that as an off-the-cuff thought.
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