- 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.
extempore definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Classical Latin literally , out of the time ; from ex-, from, out of plush tempore, ablative of tempus, time: see temper
extempore definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Latin ex tempore : ex, of; see ex- + tempore, ablative of tempus, time.