off-putting

adjective
off-put·​ting | \ ˈȯf-ˌpu̇-tiŋ How to pronounce off-putting (audio) \

Definition of off-putting

: that puts one off : repellent, disconcerting an off-putting attitude

Other Words from off-putting

off-puttingly \ ˈȯf-​ˌpu̇-​tiŋ-​lē How to pronounce off-puttingly (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of off-putting

1935, in the meaning defined above

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“Off-putting.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/off-putting. Accessed 19 January 2020.

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off-putting

adjective
How to pronounce off-putting (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of off-putting

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

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