- improper fraction,
- improper integral,
- improve on,
Origin of improv
Examples from the Web for improv
Stephen Colbert, Amy Poehler, Steve Carell, and a host of others got their start with the improv troupe.The Ladies of Second City Read Grindr Hookup Messages|Jack Holmes, The Daily Beast Video|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But he becomes animated when talking about his background in musical theater, improv comedy, and character acting.The Most Depressing Show on Earth: Amongst the Clowns of Newark|Lizzie Crocker|March 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Unlike in stand up where there are far more women of color, in improv, their presence is sorely lacking.
“Organizations like the Groundlings, Improv Olympic, and the Upright Citizens Brigade are farm teams for SNL,” says Tyler.
She cites the “expense” of training in improv schools as at least one reason for the lack of diversity.
John Andrews tells the story of the school boys who, in the phrase of the day, "improv'd" the coast on School Street.The Siege of Boston|Allen French
It is certain, Virgil is much indebted to him, tho' he has much improv'd his Manner.Lectures on Poetry|Joseph Trapp
The blooming boy, who left his image in my young heart, is at four and twenty improv'd in every grace that fix'd him there.The Belle's Stratagem|Hannah Cowley
And, above all, let them be improv'd; by no means let them lose in the Repetition.Observations on the Florid Song|Pier Francesco Tosi
1970 as colloquial shortening for improvisation. The New York City comedy club, founded in 1963, was, in full, The Improvisation.