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 for offhanded
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  offhanded \offhanded\ adj.
     1. same as offhand and off-the-cuff.
  
     Syn: ad-lib, extemporaneous, extemporary, extempore, offhand,
          off-the-cuff, unpremeditated, unrehearsed.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. Without, or seeming to be without, plan or method; casual.
  
     Syn: casual, offhand.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  offhanded
      adv 1: without previous thought or preparation; "couldn't give
             the figures offhand"; "we decided offhand to go to
             Canada"; "she had made these remarks offhandedly" [syn:
             offhand, offhanded, offhandedly]
      2: in a casually inconsiderate manner; "replied offhand, his
         mind a million miles away"; "she threw him over offhandedly
         without even a Dear-John letter" [syn: offhand,
         offhanded, offhandedly]
      adj 1: 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"; "an off-the-cuff toast";
             "a few unrehearsed comments" [syn: ad-lib,
             extemporaneous, extemporary, extempore,
             impromptu, offhand, offhanded, off-the-cuff,
             unrehearsed]
      2: casually thoughtless or inconsiderate; "an offhand manner";
         "she treated most men with offhand contempt" [syn: offhand,
         offhanded]

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