: somewhat cold and reserved
— stand·off·ish·ly adverb
— stand·off·ish·ness noun
Examples of STANDOFFISH
- She tends to be a bit standoffish with strangers.
- <she proved to be simply shy, not standoffish>
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Related to STANDOFFISH
- aloof, antisocial, asocial, buttoned-up, cold, cold-eyed, detached, distant, dry, frosty, offish, remote, standoff, cool, unbending, unclubbable, unsociable
- cordial, friendly, sociable, social, warm
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