unrehearsed


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un·re·hearsed

(ŭn′rĭ-hûrst′)
adj.
Not rehearsed.
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unrehearsed

(ˌʌnrɪˈhɜːst)
adj
(of a play, speech, etc) not having been practised in advance
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unrehearsed - with little or no preparation or forethought; "his ad-lib comments showed poor judgment"; "an extemporaneous piano recital"; "an extemporary lecture"; "an extempore skit"; "an impromptu speech"; "offhand excuses"; "trying to sound offhanded and reassuring"; "an off-the-cuff toast"; "a few unrehearsed comments"
unprepared - without preparation; not prepared for; "unprepared remarks"; "the shock was unprepared"; "our treaty makers approached their immensely difficult problems unprepared"- R.E.Danielson
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unrehearsed

adjective
Spoken, performed, or composed with little or no preparation or forethought:
Informal: off-the-cuff.
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Translations

unrehearsed

[ˈʌnrɪˈhɜːst] ADJ (Theat etc) → no ensayado; (= spontaneous) → improvisado
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unrehearsed

[ˌʌnrɪˈhɜːrst] adj
[music, play, programme] → qui n'a pas été répété(e)
(= spontaneous) [speech] → improvisé(e); [question, reply] → spontané(e)
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

unrehearsed

adj (Theat etc) → nicht geprobt; castschlecht eingespielt; (= spontaneous) incidentspontan
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unrehearsed

[ˌʌnrɪˈhɜːst] adj (Theatre) → improvvisato/a; (spontaneous) → imprevisto/a
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
References in periodicals archive ?
Totally unplanned and totally unrehearsed. What a legend you are Tony McCaroll, big thanks to The Night Owl for putting on the event" they later wrote on Twitter.
This unrehearsed production is part of Janus Theatre's Elgin Shakespeare Project, exploring original practices of Shakespeare's plays and his contemporaries.
The unrehearsed performance lent a spirit of spontaneity to the evening.
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The Kedahan smiled his appreciation as the press in an unrehearsed display of spirit sang 'Happy Birthday' right after his joint press conference with Opposition MPs to announce mutual agreement to lower the voting age to 18.
Performers of unscripted and unrehearsed theater are doing shows in four different performing venues inside the Peta Theater Center.
A bad talk is so well rehearsed that you sound robotic and scripted, or so unrehearsed that you stumble too often.
It is why we keep coming back to sport time and again - it is unrehearsed drama with a different ending every time.
After years of working with Sony, she finally has her debut release 'Unrehearsed,' which, as the name suggests, sound not thoroughly done.
The demonstration was performed, unrehearsed, at the Company's Taco and Beer event on December 12th in San Diego, California.
Also, he sounded a bit unrehearsed as he tried to recreate the magic of Hamesha.
Featuring top improvisational actors from the Al Quoz-based Courtyard Playhouse Company in Dubai and featuring two of their most popular shows 'This is Impro' and 'Racy Desis', each performance is, as the name suggests, unrehearsed, unscripted and improvised.