from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Inclined to be distant and reserved; aloof.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Inclined to keep aloof; distant in manner; reserved.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Colloq. U.S. Shy or distant in manner; aloof; stand-offish.

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  • adjective aloof

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective lacking cordiality; unfriendly


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