from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Aloof or reserved.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Aloof; reserved; unsociable and unfriendly.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Shy or distant in manner; cold; aloof; reserved; not friendly.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as stand-off.

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

  • adj. lacking cordiality; unfriendly


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