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Definition of the verb Ad-Libbed
What does Ad-Libbed mean as a doing word?
- past of ad-lib
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Heinemann English Dictionary (2001)
by Martin Manser
ad-lib verb (ad-libs; ad-libbing; ad-libbed) to improvise. [Latin ad libitum at pleasure] adman >AD. administer verb 1 to manage or have charge of: The park is administered by the local council. 2 to give or apply: The doctor administered first aid ...
by Martin H. Manser, Turton, Nigel D. Turton
vb ad-libbed; ad-libbing speak or sing spontaneously and without preparation. • adj spoken, performed, etc. , without preparation. < short for Latin ad libitum according to pleasure. admin ( 'xdrnin) n ...
by Charlotte Buxton
(ad-libbing, ad-libbed) speak without preparing first. adv. & adj. spoken without preparation. administer v.
School Dictionary (1995)
by C. M. Schwarz
ad-lib verb (past tense ad-libbed) to speak without plan or preparation. - adjective without preparation. administer verb to manage or govern; to carry out ( the ...
Flip Dictionary (2002)
by Barbara Kipfer
devise, extemporize, invent, jam, wing improvised: ad-libbed, extemporaneous, extemporary, extempore, impromptu, makeshift, offhand, off- the-cuff, spontaneous, tempotary, unrehearsed improvised musical passage: cadenza improvised ...
Motown Encyclopedia (2014)
by Graham Betts
ad-libbed into a quick rendition of Merrily We Roll Along. On the recording, as the song drew to a close and the MC called for one more round of applause for Little Stevie Wonder, the youngster bounded back on stage and carried on playing ...
by Michael Agnes
an ad-libbed remark: also ad lib — adj. spoken or done extemporaneously — adv. extemporaneously: also ad lib adm or admin abbrev.
Encyclopedia of the Vampire (2011)
The Living Dead in Myth, Legend, and Popular Culture by S. T. Joshi
Lead vampire slayer Jack Crow, as portrayed by James Woods in a cigar- chomping macho style worthy of the late Lee Marvin, utters many of the funniest, and often ad-libbed, lines. The film's plot revolves around “first and most powerful ” ...
by POCKET BOOKS STAFF, Pocket Books
an ad-libbed statement or comment: adv. [Informal], at one's pleasure.
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