spur-of-the-moment

[ spur-uh v-thuh-moh-muh nt ]
/ ˈspɜr əv ðəˈmoʊ mənt /

adjective

occurring or done without advance preparation or deliberation; extemporaneous; unplanned: a spur-of-the-moment decision.

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Origin of spur-of-the-moment

First recorded in 1800–10

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