Part of speech:
To make, compose, or perform something extemporaneously.
To perform an act or utter something in an impromptu manner; improvise:
(Music) At the discretion of the performer. Used chiefly as a direction giving license to alter or omit a part.
Carried out or performed with little or no preparation; impromptu:
Any composition, musical or otherwise, that is created on the spot without preparation.
Produced by or resulting from a sudden impulse
Put together; arranged:
(Sports) To deceive (an opponent) with a fake. Often used with out.
The act of improvising
Spoken, done, or composed with little or no preparation or forethought:
Spoken, carried out, or composed with little or no preparation or forethought:
Made or done suddenly, with little or no preparation:
Happening or arising without apparent external cause; self-generated:
Not written or recorded:
Rough or crude but effective for a purpose or use.
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