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  • as inill-advised
  • as inunprepared
  • as inunrehearsed
  • as inad-lib
  • as inoff the cuff

synonyms for off the top of one's head

  • foolhardy
  • foolish
  • half-baked
  • ill-considered
  • imprudent
  • inappropriate
  • indiscreet
  • misguided
  • reckless
  • thoughtless
  • brash
  • confused
  • hotheaded
  • ill-judged
  • impolitic
  • incautious
  • inconsiderate
  • inexpedient
  • injudicious
  • madcap
  • overhasty
  • rash
  • short-sighted
  • unseemly
  • wrong
  • impromptu
  • extemporaneously
  • extempore
  • off the cuff
  • spontaneously
  • without preparation
  • without rehearsal

antonyms for off the top of one's head

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  • careful
  • cautious
  • discreet
  • prudent
  • thoughtful
  • wise
  • reasonable
  • sensible
  • well-advised
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        How to use off the top of one's head in a sentence

        Madame Ratignolle, more careful of her complexion, had twined a gauze veil about her head.
        THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
        Only in the carnage of the head, the tilt of the chin, was the insolence expressed that had made her many enemies.
        ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
        He came to the top of the stairs with a lamp in his hand, and wanted to know what the rumpus was about.
        THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
        Old Mrs. Wurzel and the buxom but not too well-favoured heiress of the house of Grains were at the head of the table.
        THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
        She sat straight up in bed, and jerked her hands to her head, and screamed long and terribly.
        THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
        Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
        THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
        A fancy came into my head that I would entertain the king and queen with an English tune upon this instrument.
        GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
        He didn't need to wait—as the birds did—until an angleworm stuck his head above ground.
        THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
        On his head was the second-hand hat of some parvenu's coachman, gold lace, cockade and all.
        THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
        Ripperda's eye fell upon the mantle,—it was discoloured a dark red in many places, he nodded his head, and the man withdrew.
        THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
        SYNONYM OF THE DAY
        OCTOBER 26, 1985
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        WORDS RELATED TO OFF THE TOP OF ONE'S HEAD

        • extemporaneously
        • extempore
        • impromptu
        • off the cuff
        • off the top of one's head
        • spontaneously
        • without preparation
        • without rehearsal
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