Definition of extemporary in English:
Another term for extemporaneous.
- The format must be manipulated and contrived to prevent anything extemporary or natural from happening on the screen.
- These are contrasted with ideas that are merely ‘arbitrary, rationalistic, or willed’, based on extemporary polemics.
- The judgment says what it says, and we are not going to say anything extemporary which modifies what we have said in the judgment.
Late 16th century: from extempore, on the pattern of temporary.
- Example sentences
- David was a big man in every way, not only in stature but also in his ability to think broadly and to express his ideas brilliantly and extemporarily.
- This was a point that was made extemporarily by my learned friend.
Words that rhyme with extemporarycontemporary, temporary
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