Extemporaneous - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ekˌstempəˈreɪnɪəs|  American pronunciation of the word extemporaneous
Brit.  |ɪkˌstɛmpəˈreɪnɪəs|  British pronunciation of the word extemporaneous

adjective

- with little or no preparation or forethought(syn: ad-lib, extemporary, extempore, impromptu, off-the-cuff, offhand, offhanded, unrehearsed)

an extemporaneous piano recital

Examples

...caught by surprise, I had to make an extemporaneous speech at the awards banquet...

He directed his servants to furnish an extemporaneous supper.

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