off-putting

adjective off-put·ting \ ˈȯf-ˌpu̇-tiŋ \

Definition of off-putting

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

off-puttingly

play \ˈȯf-ˌpu̇-tiŋ-lē\ adverb

First Known Use of off-putting

1935

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OFF-PUTTING Defined for English Language Learners

off-putting

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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