Extempore meaning

ĭk-stĕmpə-rē
Without preparation; offhand.

A speech given extempore.

adverb
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Spoken, carried out, or composed with little or no preparation or forethought.

An extempore speech.

adjective
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In an extemporaneous manner.
adverb
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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.

adjective
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Carried out with no preparation; impromptu.
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Without preparation; extemporaneously.
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Something improvised.
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Origin of extempore

  • Latin ex tempore ex of ex– tempore ablative of tempus time

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin ex (“immediately after”) + tempore, ablative singular of tempus (“time", "opportunity", "occasion”)

    From Wiktionary