extemporaneously extemporaneously

Definition(s):

  • (adv) without prior preparation

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Frank can debate and speak extemporaneously better than almost anyone else in the House, and he tackles some of its more complex problems like immigration and housing.
  2. John Hughes hired him when he was 40 to play a teacher in Ferris Bueller's Day Off, asking him to speak extemporaneously on economics to a class.
  3. For 80 minutes he spoke extemporaneously.

News

  • Drunk Florence Welch Crashes Cover Band's Party, Performs ‘Get Lucky’

    Florence Welch of + the Machine fame was quietly attending a Friday night party thrown by some random British cover band called Sourberry , when she was extemporaneously inspired by an unverified number of tequila shots to storm the stage and perform impromptu covers of Daft Punk's "Get Lucky" and The Gossip's "The Way of Control." Read more...        
    on July 22, 2013     Source: Gawker

Quotes

  1. "Spalding worked extemporaneously but would lock his shows over time," Daisey says. "I always perform extemporaneously."
    on Oct 3, 2008 By: Mike Daisey Source: Theater Loop - Chicago Tribune Blog (blog)

  2. "We throw it back and forth to each other and do it more extemporaneously," Wasserman Schultz said.
    on May 17, 2008 By: Debbie Wasserman Schultz Source: Bradenton Herald

  3. Rokita responded that he was "here to say, as I have said, the word choice I used when I was speaking extemporaneously was poor. It was sloppy."
    on Apr 17, 2007 By: Todd Rokita Source: Indianapolis Star

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