One aide monitoring the speech gave it the kind of offhand tweet it deserves.
offhand, I can think of two Jacks—Jack of “Jack and the Beanstalk,” and Jack the Ripper, who cut quite a figure in his day.
C-SPAN Negotiations An offhand promise in a debate ended up coming back to haunt Democrats during the health-care debate.
Was the threat just an offhand comment that got quoted in the press?
Everyone should watch what they say lest their offhand remarks be twisted and damage the company.
“Just so; Lopstick Hill,” returned Tim, correcting her with offhand gravity.
The doctor was a little bearded man in white, with an offhand manner.
It would be almost impossible for a stranger wandering about to say offhand which town he was in.
With offhand cordiality, Claude takes charge of this interesting friend.
offhand he could think of no weak spot on his side; and if he must fight, he would fight.