English-German translation for "offhand"

"offhand" German translation

offhand
adverb | Adverb adv

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offhand
adjective | Adjektiv adj

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  • unvorbereitet, Stegreif…, spontan
    offhand rare | seltenselten (spontaneous)
    offhand rare | seltenselten (spontaneous)
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  • offhand excuses
    spontane Entschuldigungen
    offhand excuses
  • lässig
    offhand casual
    offhand casual
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  • in an offhand manner (or | oderod way)
    in an offhand manner (or | oderod way)
  • to be offhand aboutsomething | etwas sth
    nicht viel hermachen vonsomething | etwas etwas
    nicht viel Aufhebens machen vonsomething | etwas etwas
    to be offhand aboutsomething | etwas sth
Das erscheint mir ein wenig unangemessen.
This attitude therefore seems to me to be rather offhand.
Source: Europarl
Mit unbefangener Miene trat Emma in sein Kontor.
She presented herself at his place with an offhand air.
Source: Books
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