OFFHAND's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of offhand
Definition:
ad. without planning or thinking ahead; right away; immediately
Example:
The only answer I can think of offhand is the bond market and those who have an interest in fixed incomes since inflation would be painful for both.
Sentence in Classic:
Natasha suddenly shrank into herself and involuntarily assumed an offhand air which alienated Princess Mary still more.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He did not even come to her to give her his usual offhand kiss but stood looking at her, with a grin, a smoking cigar in his hand.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
It would never have done to act offhand, at random; the plan had to be carried out skilfully, by degrees.
Notes from the Underground By Feodor Dostoevsky Context