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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Lacking cordiality.

Usage examples (40)
  • A standoffish manner
  • He may seem a bit standoffish, which is likely just his natural reserved personality.
  • Price, 61, said if people think he's "standoffish" or "snobby," that's not his intent.
  • Yust said the clerk who assisted her at the DMV on Oct. 21 was "standoffish" but not rude. for more
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