Improvise vs Improviser - What's the difference?

improvise | improviser |


As a verb improvise

is to make something up or invent it as one goes on; to proceed guided only by imagination, instinct, and guesswork rather than by a careful plan.

As a noun improviser is

one who improvises.

improvise

English

Verb

  • To make something up or invent it as one goes on; to proceed guided only by imagination, instinct, and guesswork rather than by a careful plan.
  • He had no speech prepared, so he improvised .
    They improvised a simple shelter with branches and the rope they were carrying.
    She improvised a lovely solo.

    Synonyms

    * fly by the seat of one's pants, play by ear, punt, think on one's feet, wing it

    Derived terms

    * improvisation * improvisational

    See also

    * extemporaneous * impromptu * off the cuff ----

    improviser

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who improvises.
  • References

    * * English agent nouns ----