"aloof" Definition

  1. n. Same as Alewife.
  2. adv. At or from a distance, but within view, or at a small distance; apart; away.
  3. adv. Without sympathy; unfavorably.
  4. prep. Away from; clear from.

More About aloof

Position in dictionary: 3299 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n., adv., adv., prep.,
Words that start with "aloof": 2
Words that end with "aloof": 1
Words that contain "aloof": 2
Next words in dictionary: aloofness, alopecia, alopecist, alopecy, alose
Previous words in dictionary: alongst, alongside, alongshoreman, alongshore, along

English Dictionary Definition of aloof

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