impromptu definition

  • adjective:
    • encouraged because of the celebration rather than being in the pipeline ahead of time: an impromptu celebration.
    • Spoken, performed, done, or composed with little to no or no preparation; extemporaneous: several impromptu remarks. See Synonyms at extemporaneous.
    • Improvised; without previous preparation; extemporaneous; unplanned.
    • with little or no preparation or forethought
  • adverb:
    • with little to no or no planning; extemporaneously.
    • Offhand; without past research; extemporaneous; extempore.
    • without advance preparation
  • noun:
    • One thing, such as for instance a speech, this is certainly made or done extemporaneously.
    • Music A short structure, especially for the piano, done in an offhand or extemporized design.
    • a short musical composition for a casual occasion often with all the character of improvisation and in most cases to be played solamente.
    • any structure, music or elsewhere, that's created immediately without preparation.
    • Something made or done offhand, right now, or without previous study; an extemporaneous composition, address, or comment.
    • a bit composed or played initially idea; a composition inside model of an extempore piece.
    • some thing said or written, played, etc., currently, or without previous research or planning; an extemporaneous composition or performance.
    • In music: An extemporized structure; an improvisation.
    • A composition in irregular type, like extemporized; a fantasia.
    • an extemporaneous message or remark
    • a short musical passage that appears to have already been made spontaneously without advance planning
  • others:
    • Offhand; without previous study or planning: as, a verse written impromptu.
    • remind; offhand; extempore; extemporized for event: because, an impromptu epigram.

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