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standoffish (adj.)

1826, from verbal phrase stand off "hold aloof" (c. 1600); see stand (v.) + off (adv.). Related: Standoffishly; standoffishness.

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Definitions of standoffish

standoffish (adj.)
lacking cordiality; unfriendly;
a standoffish manner
Synonyms: offish
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