HyperDic: impromptu

English > 4 senses of the word impromptu:
NOUNcommunicationimpromptuan extemporaneous speech or remark
communicationimpromptua short musical passage that seems to have been made spontaneously without advance preparation
ADJECTIVEallimpromptu, ad-lib, extemporaneous, extemporary, extempore, offhand, offhanded, off-the-cuff, unrehearsedwith little or no preparation or forethought
ADVERBallimpromptu, ad lib, ad libitum, spontaneouslywithout advance preparation
impromptu > pronunciation
Soundsihmpraa'mptuw
RhymesBantu ... Vanuatu: 14 rhymes with tuw...
English > impromptu: 4 senses > adjective 1
MeaningWith little or no preparation or forethought.
Example "an impromptu speech"
Synonymsad-lib, extemporaneous, extemporary, extempore, offhand, offhanded, off-the-cuff, unrehearsed
BroaderunpreparedWithout preparation
Spanishextemporáneo, improvisado, indiferente, insultante
English > impromptu: 4 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningAn extemporaneous speech or remark.
Example"a witty impromptu must not sound premeditated"
Broaderaddress, speechThe act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience
Spanishimpromptu
English > impromptu: 4 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA short musical passage that seems to have been made spontaneously without advance preparation.
Broaderpassage, musical passageA short section of a musical composition
Spanishimpromptu
Catalanimpromptu
English > impromptu: 4 senses > adverb 1
MeaningWithout advance preparation.
Synonymsad lib, ad libitum, spontaneously

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