aloof - definitions and synonyms

aloof adjective

  1. English Meaning: 

    : remote in manner

    Example Sentenses:

    • stood apart with aloof dignity

    • a distant smile

    • he was upstage with strangers

    Synonyms:

    distant / upstage

aloof adverb

  1. English Meaning: 

    : in an aloof manner

    Example Sentenses:

    • the local gentry and professional classes had held aloof for the school had accepted their sons readily enough