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How to use standoffish in a sentence
Every standoffish adult survived as a chick by this cuddling.Three love stories about birds that will delight your heart | Laura Erickson | November 6, 2020 | Popular-Science
In Google’s earliest days its co-founders were standoffish at best with journalists.
A father whose son played soccer with Holmes recalls that the young man was “kind of a strange, standoffish kid,” he said.Colorado Shooting Suspect James Holmes’s Life in Aurora | Christine Pelisek, Eliza Shapiro | July 23, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
Jack and Jill, the two biggest ones, they was a leetle mite standoffish and inclined to play it safe.Stepsons of Light | Eugene Manlove Rhodes
He seemed to be extremely standoffish, cold from embarrassment, and proud from lack of graciousness.Royal Highness | Thomas Mann
His initial impression was he was a shade standoffish or not over effusive but it grew on him someway.Ulysses | James Joyce
The meal ended, she rose and swept him a curtsey, neither over-friendly nor standoffish.Two Sides of the Face | Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
I am sure I don't know what to think of the English students being "standoffish" with Americans.Virginia | Ellen Glasgow
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