on the cuff

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  • The Cuff Links — were an American rock/pop studio group from Staten Island, New York. The band had a U.S. No. 9 hit in 1969[1] with Tracy , with rich harmonised vocals provided entirely by Ron Dante. The track was produced as part of a series of recording… …   Wikipedia

  • The Cuff Links — Ron Dante (* 22. August 1945 als Carmine Granito in Staten Island, New York) ist ein US amerikanischer Sänger, Songschreiber und Musikproduzent. Der vielseitig begabte Künstler initiierte Anfang der 1960er Jahre etliche Musikprojekte, die allein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • off the cuff — adverb without preparation the presidential candidate made a remark off the cuff * * * (informal) 1 an off the cuff remark: IMPROMPTU, extempore, ad lib; unrehearsed, unscripted, unprepared …   Useful english dictionary

  • off-the-cuff — adjective with little or no preparation or forethought his ad lib comments showed poor judgment an extemporaneous piano recital an extemporary lecture an extempore skit an impromptu speech offhand excuses trying to sound offhanded and reassuring …   Useful english dictionary

  • off-the-cuff — {adj.}, {informal} Not prepared ahead of time. Used of a speech or remarks. * /Jack was made master of ceremonies because he was a good off the cuff speaker./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • off-the-cuff — {adj.}, {informal} Not prepared ahead of time. Used of a speech or remarks. * /Jack was made master of ceremonies because he was a good off the cuff speaker./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • off-the-cuff — adj. with little or no preparation or forethought; unrehearsed; extemporaneous; offhand. his off the cuff remarks offended many people; an off the cuff toast Syn: ad lib, extemporaneous, extemporary, extempore, offhand, offhanded, unpremeditated …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • off-the-cuff — adjective, adverb if you say something off the cuff, you do not plan it or think about it first: an off the cuff reply/remark/comment She s very good at speaking on these issues off the cuff …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • off-the-cuff — adj [usually before noun] an off the cuff remark, reply etc is one that you make without thinking about it first = ↑spontaneous >off the cuff adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • off the cuff —    If you do something off the cuff, you do it without any preparation.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If you speak off the cuff, you say something without any previous thought or preparation.     He handles off the cuff interviews very… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • off-the-cuff — UK / US adjective, adverb if you say something off the cuff, you do not plan it or think about it first an off the cuff reply/remark/comment She s very good at speaking on these issues off the cuff …   English dictionary


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