Now Guttentag encourages us to forget about the script and ad lib the scene.
The general belief, in consequence, was that I had committed 'nameless' crimes in all directions, ad lib.
One day, however, De Beers astonished the Colonel by offering to manufacture shells, ad lib.
"I needed a job awful bad," I answered sullenly, knowing it sounded like an ad lib.
It consisted of a monologue delivered by the poisonous young woman to the macaw, occasionally varied by ad lib.
That doesn't mean that every individual is a bit of both, or either, ad lib.
He sang the foregoing twice over and then added a chorus, plainly improvised, made up of "Di doos" and "Di dums" ad lib.
ad lib. abbr.
Latin ad libitum (freely, as desired)
: They danced ad lib until the conductor found his place again
: an ad-lib gag/ a quick ad-lib put-down
A passage or comment, etc, given spontaneously: He forgot his lines and did a stupid ad lib
To speak, play, dance, or otherwise perform a passage not in one's prescribed plan, often with an original and spontaneous effect: The Senator ad lib-bed for ten minutes waiting for the President to show
[fr Latin ad libitum, ''as one wishes'']