Origin of off-the-cuff
Examples from the Web for off-the-cuff
Walters took the opportunity to lob some off-the-cuff softball questions.Barbara Walters’s Final ‘The View’: A Tearful Farewell Befitting an Icon|Kevin Fallon|May 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"I'm still crying," she quipped in the "off-the-cuff" (totally scripted) banter in the segment that followed.New ‘X Factor’ Judges. Same Horrible, Boring, Ridiculous Reality Show|Kevin Fallon|September 12, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The uproar over Ferguson's off-the-cuff quip sent me back to reread it.
Twitter, as a chamber of instant reactions and off-the-cuff musings, is in some way a mirror of true character.
Spur-of-the-moment toasts can be an off-the-cuff pleasure if the mood is right and the message heartfelt.Romney and Obama’s First Lunch: A Social Etiquette Guide|Kevin Fallon|November 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST