extemporizer

extemporize

[ik-stem-puh-rahyz]
verb (used without object), extemporized, extemporizing.
1.
to speak extemporaneously: He can extemporize on any of a number of subjects.
2.
to sing, or play on an instrument, composing the music as one proceeds; improvise.
3.
to do or manage something in a makeshift way.
verb (used with object), extemporized, extemporizing.
4.
to make or devise extempore.
5.
Music. to compose offhand; improvise.
Also, especially British, extemporise.


Origin:
1635–45; extempore + -ize

extemporization, noun
extemporizer, noun
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extemporize or extemporise (ɪkˈstɛmpəˌraɪz)
 
vb
1.  to perform, speak, or compose (an act, speech, piece of music, etc) without planning or preparation
2.  to use (a temporary solution) for an immediate need; improvise
 
extemporise or extemporise
 
vb
 
extempori'zation or extemporise
 
n
 
extempori'sation or extemporise
 
n
 
ex'temporizer or extemporise
 
n
 
ex'temporiser or extemporise
 
n

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