aloof[ uh-loof ]SEE DEFINITION OF aloof
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ALOOF
She was like the falling of this starlight, pure, aloof, and strange and gentle.
Little Fay was as obstreperous as Tony was disagreeably silent and aloof.
Peter stood there silent, aloof, detached; and he appeared quite cool.
She stood as cold and aloof as earlier she had been warm and clinging.
Even so; and of all men Socrates stood most aloof from such crimes.
“I am due at a committee meeting,” he said, in a courteous but aloof manner.
Superb, aloof, her hand she leans Upon a casket's jewelled lid.
All the people who had seemed so warmly near to him were aloof and cold.
She could be tenderness itself, and she could be aloof and even harsh in her manner.
Make those wretched who corrupt it, and keep us aloof from all such.
RELATED WORDS AND SYNONYMS FOR ALOOF
- puffed up
- stuck on oneself
- do or die
- dug in
- hard as nails
- hold one's ground
- hold the fort
- hold the line
- locked in
- set in stone
- standing one's ground
- standing pat
- sticking to one's guns