aloof meaning

Pronunciation:   "aloof" in a sentence
Adjective: aloof  u'loof
  1. Remote in manner
    "stood apart with aloof dignity"
    - distant, upstage
Adverb: aloof  u'loof
  1. In an aloof manner
    "the local gentry and professional classes had held aloof for the school had accepted their sons readily enough"

See also: aloofness, reserved


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  1. he is always rather aloof with strangers.
  2. she kept me aloof by reserved gesture.
  3. the teller tried to remain aloof and calm.
  4. he had seemed before a little aloof.
  5. nancy smartly dressed and aloof.

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