off–putting

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adjective off–put·ting \ˈȯf-ˌpu̇-tiŋ\

Definition of off–putting

  1. :  that puts one off :  repellent, disconcerting <an off–putting attitude>

off–puttingly

play \ˈȯf-ˌpu̇-tiŋ-lē\ adverb

1935

First Known Use of off–putting

1935


OFF–PUTTING Defined for English Language Learners

off–putting

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adjective off–put·ting \ˈȯf-ˌpu̇-tiŋ\

Definition of off–putting for English Language Learners

  • : not pleasing or likable : causing you to feel dislike of someone or something

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