He was cheery and genial to all, but somewhat offhand
in his manners, giving the impression that he had seen life in social strata on some far lower horizon than the county society of Sussex.
It would never have done to act offhand
, at random; the plan had to be carried out skilfully, by degrees.
The boy's dashing manners, and offhand
rattle about books and learning, his likeness to his father
It occurred to him that the question would invite a counter-question as to his own knowledge of Miss Boyd, and he knew that he would not be able to invent a satisfactory answer to that offhand
prentice (which is a very clever lad) sent 'em some medicine in a blacking-bottle, offhand
He was surprised at my knowledge of the trains offhand
, but he does not know that I have made up all the trains to and from Exeter, so that I may help Jonathan in case he is in a hurry.
My friend threw out the information in a very offhand
way, but I saw that he cocked his eye at me to see if I had followed his reasoning.
Gear in 2012 with the design and development of the "NORB" (No Ordinary Range Bag), she branched out into AR-related accessories and continues to grow the hugely popular NORB line too.
Younger folks who have never seen one are amazed when they get a turn with it, saying they've never shot so well offhand
with open sights.
For example, FIRST / GUN / OFF / SOME would, with the word HAND suitably attached, become FIRSTHAND / HANDGUN / OFFHAND
He discourages even offhand
remarks such as "I'm so clumsy" or "I am stupid.
Second, in close quarters, the role of your offhand
becomes critical because it will be used to defend, control or strike as appropriate.