Definition of Ad-lib in English :
Define Ad-lib in English
Ad-lib meaning in English
Meaning of Ad-lib in English
Pronunciation of Ad-lib in English
Ad-lib pronunciation in English
Pronounce Ad-lib in Englishsee synonyms of ad-lib
remark made spontaneously without prior preparation
Example Sentences:'his ad-libs got him in trouble with the politicians'
perform without preparation
Example Sentences:'he extemporized a speech at the wedding'
with little or no preparation or forethought
Example Sentences:'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'
said or done without having been planned or written in advance
Example Sentences:'he made a few ad-lib remarks'
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