Autoschediastic Au`to*sche`di*as"tic ([add]`t[-o]*sk[=e]`d[i^]*[a^]s"t[i^]k), Autoschediastical Au`to*sche`di*as"tic*al (-[a^]s"t[i^]*kal), a. [Auto- + Gr. schedia`zein to do hastily. See {Schediasm}.] Extemporary; offhand. [R.] --Dean Martin. [1913 Webster]

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  • autoschediastic — adjective impromptu, ex tempore or offhand …   Wiktionary

  • autoschediastic — au·to·sche·di·as·tic …   English syllables

  • autoschediastic — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+|skēdē|astik adjective Etymology: Greek autoschediastikos, from autoschediastos extemporary (from autoschediazein) + ikos ic : extemporary, offhand * * * autoschediasˈtic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Autoschediastical — Autoschediastic Au to*sche di*as tic ([add] t[ o]*sk[=e] d[i^]*[a^]s t[i^]k), Autoschediastical Au to*sche di*as tic*al ( [a^]s t[i^]*kal), a. [Auto + Gr. schedia zein to do hastily. See {Schediasm}.] Extemporary; offhand. [R.] Dean Martin. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • autoschediasm — autoschediast, n. autoschediastic, autoschediastical, adj. /aw toh skee dee az euhm/, n. something that is improvised or extemporized. [1835 45; < Gk autoschedíasma, deriv., with (s)ma resultative n. suffix, of autoschediázein to extemporize, v.… …   Universalium

  • improvised — [adj] made up ad lib, autoschediastic, Band Aid*, extemporaneous, extempore, extemporized, fly by night*, hit or miss*, impromptu, improviso, makeshift, offhand, spontaneous, spur of the moment*, unprepared, unrehearsed, unstudied; concept 267… …   New thesaurus

  • autoschediasm —   n. improvization.    ♦ autoschediastic, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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