[on-thuh-spot, awn-]


done or occurring at the time or place in question: an on-the-spot recording.

Origin of on-the-spot

First recorded in 1885–90
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Contemporary Examples of on-the-spot

  • Captivated by the clothes, Will.i.am requested an on-the-spot meeting with the designer.

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    Will.i.am, Fashion Designer?

    Corbin Chamberlin

    December 12, 2012

Historical Examples of on-the-spot