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aloof definition

  • adjective:
    • Distant actually or emotionally; set aside and remote: endured apart with aloof self-esteem.
    • Reserved and remote; either literally or emotionally remote
    • remote in way
    • Distant literally or emotionally; reserved and remote: stood apart with aloof dignity.
    • Reserved and remote; either physically or emotionally distant
    • remote in manner
  • adverb:
    • far away but within view; apart.
    • At or from a distance, but within view, or at a little length; apart; away.
    • Without sympathy; unfavorably.
    • At or from a distance, but within view, or at a small length; apart; away.
    • Without sympathy; unfavorably.
    • in an aloof way
    • well away but within view; aside.
    • At or from a distance, but within view, or at a little distance; apart; away.
    • Without sympathy; unfavorably.
    • At or from a distance, but within view, or at a little length; apart; away.
    • Without sympathy; unfavorably.
    • in an aloof way
  • preposition:
    • away from; free from
    • far from; obvious from.
    • away from; free from
    • far from; obvious from.
  • noun:
    • identical to alewife.
    • just like alewife.
  • others:
    • well away, but within view; deliberately staying apart, virtually or figuratively; withdrawn.
    • At or to a distance from; away or apart from.
    • far away, but within view; intentionally staying apart, virtually or figuratively; withdrawn.
    • At or even to a distance from; away or besides.
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