HyperDic: aloof

English > 2 senses of the word aloof:
ADVERBallaloofin an aloof manner
ADJECTIVEallaloof, distant, upstageremote in manner
aloof > pronunciation
Soundsahluw'f
Rhymesbulletproof ... woof: 16 rhymes with uwf...
English > aloof: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningRemote in manner.
Example"stood apart with aloof dignity"
Synonymsdistant, upstage
Broaderreservedmarked by self-restraint and reticence
Spanishapartada, apartado, distanciada, distanciado, distante, reservada, reservado, separada, separado
Catalandistant
Nounsaloofnessa disposition to be distant and unsympathetic in manner
Adverbsaloofin an aloof manner
English > aloof: 2 senses > adverb 1
MeaningIn an aloof manner.
Example"the local gentry and professional classes had held aloof for the school had accepted their sons readily enough"
Adjectivesaloofremote in manner

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