One aide monitoring the speech gave it the kind of offhand tweet it deserves.
C-SPAN Negotiations An offhand promise in a debate ended up coming back to haunt Democrats during the health-care debate.
offhand, I can think of two Jacks—Jack of “Jack and the Beanstalk,” and Jack the Ripper, who cut quite a figure in his day.
Was the threat just an offhand comment that got quoted in the press?
Everyone should watch what they say lest their offhand remarks be twisted and damage the company.
“Just so; Lopstick Hill,” returned Tim, correcting her with offhand gravity.
Their association had been of the most offhand and informal character.
It would be almost impossible for a stranger wandering about to say offhand which town he was in.
The doctor was a little bearded man in white, with an offhand manner.
offhand he could think of no weak spot on his side; and if he must fight, he would fight.