- The definition of extempore is done without any preparation.
An example of something extempore is a speech given without any script or planning; a speech which was extempore.
Origin: Classical Latin literally , out of the time ; from ex-, from, out of plush tempore, ablative of tempus, time: see temper
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Origin: Latin ex tempore : ex, of; see ex- + tempore, ablative of tempus, time.