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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Remark made spontaneously without prior preparation; v. - Perform without preparation; adj. - With little or no preparation or forethought; Said or done without having been planned or written in advance.

Usage examples (38)
  • He made a few ad-lib remarks
  • His ad-lib comments showed poor judgment
  • NORRIS: Well, I would tell Barack Obama not to ad-lib.
  • ALLEN: No. Well, that was sort of a later ad-lib thing. for more
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