Natasha suddenly shrank into herself and involuntarily assumed an offhand air which alienated Princess Mary still more.
Her offhand treatment of the new empress, Marie Louise, in 1810 led to her removal from court.
Then he took his place in the first row of the stalls and sat down beside Dolokhov, nudging with his elbow in a friendly and offhand way that Dolokhov whom others treated so fawningly.
Fred dismissed her observation with an offhand attempt to romanticize the time.
One of the ladies who worked at the courthouse made an offhand comment about the popular Lucky Pup Mine.