[on-thuh-spot, awn-]


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

Nearby words

  1. on-stream,
  2. on-target,
  3. on-the-job,
  4. on-the-record,
  5. on-the-scene,
  6. on-trend,
  7. ona,
  8. onager,
  9. onagraceous,
  10. onanism

Origin of on-the-spot

First recorded in 1885–90

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