Off the cuff

Do you know the English expression “off the cuff“? Read the conversation below. Can you guess the meaning?

Marc: How was your meeting?

Simon: Terrible. The boss made me do a presentation off the cuff. I couldn’t speak very well.

Does it mean:

a) without preparation

b) for a long time

c) in a loud voice

d) with no documents

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Answer: a) without preparation