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Meaning of EXTEMPORARY

Pronunciation:  ik'stempu`reree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  with little or no preparation or forethought; "his ad-lib comments showed poor judgment"; "an extemporaneous piano recital"; "an extemporary lecture"; "an extempore skit"; "offhand excuses"; "trying to sound offhanded and reassuring"; "an off-the-cuff toast"; "a few unrehearsed comments"
 

EXTEMPORARY is a 11 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: ad-lib, extemporaneous, extempore, offhand, offhanded, off-the-cuff, unprepared, unrehearsed
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ex*tem"po*ra*ry\, a.
1. Extemporaneous. ``In extemporary prayer.'' --Fuller.

2. Made for the occasion; for the time being. [Obs.]
   ``Extemporary habitations.'' --Maundrell.

 

 

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