verb (used with object), im·pro·vised, im·pro·vis·ing.
verb (used without object), im·pro·vised, im·pro·vis·ing.
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Origin of improvise
OTHER WORDS FROM improviseim·pro·vis·er, im·pro·vi·sor, noun
Example sentences from the Web for improvise
If you’re a knitter, you can make one yourself, and if you’re not, you can buy one online or even improvise one with a couple of paperclips.The best ways to stop a mask from fogging up your glasses, ranked|Sandra Gutierrez G.|November 18, 2020|Popular Science
So when New York’s lockdown restrictions hit in mid-March, we were forced to improvise.How a funeral inspired the pandemic’s hottest hardware|Daniel Bentley|October 18, 2020|Fortune
This makes sense, since improvised performance requires you to come up with new material in a rapid stream, and deploy it just as quickly for a listening or watching audience.
The ability to improvise requires cognitive flexibility, divergent thinking and discipline-specific skills, and it improves with training.
Howard Hicks, general manager of the Green Lantern, said they are looking into buying tents and heating lamps for their improvised patio area.
But if he did very well as a reader on Thursday, he fared much worse as an improviser two days earlier.
Essentially an improviser genius; as his Father too was, and of admirable completeness he too, though under a very different form.The Life of John Sterling|Thomas Carlyle
As a listener my Philosopher is no less successful than as an improviser.By the Christmas Fire|Samuel McChord Crothers
He was more celebrated as a performer and improviser than for the instrumental pieces he published.A Popular History of the Art of Music|W. S. B. Mathews
He is not an improviser; his temptations are of another sort.Epic and Romance|W. P. Ker
Theodore Hook stands almost alone in this country as an improviser.The Wits and Beaux of Society|Grace & Philip Wharton