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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Reserved, indifferent. Showing little or no concern.

Usage examples (35)
  • The local gentry and professional classes had held aloof for the school had accepted their sons readily enough
  • Stood apart with aloof dignity
  • We cannot afford to remain aloof from the constitutional debate.
  • Why did Dunn remain aloof from the expatriate society in Macao for so many years when other traders partook of it regularly? for more
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