offish

offish
Synonyms and related words:
Olympian, above all that, ailing, aloof, backward, bashful, blank, chilled, chilly, cold, constrained, cool, detached, discreet, distant, donsie, exclusive, expressionless, forbidding, frigid, frosty, guarded, icy, impassive, impersonal, inaccessible, indisposed, insociable, introverted, low, mean, modest, off-color, poorly, remote, removed, repressed, reserved, restrained, reticent, retiring, seclusive, shrinking, sickly, solitary, standoff, standoffish, subdued, suppressed, unaffable, unapproachable, unbending, uncongenial, undemonstrative, unexpansive, ungenial, withdrawn

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  • Offish — Off ish, a. Shy or distant in manner; aloof; stand offish. [Colloq. U.S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • offish — [ôf′ish] adj. Informal STANDOFFISH …   English World dictionary

  • offish — adjective informal behaving in a slightly unfriendly or impolite way: I don t know why but she seemed a bit offish to me …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • offish — adjective Etymology: 1off Date: 1827 standoffish • offishness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • offish — offishly, adv. offishness, n. /aw fish, of ish/, adj. Informal. aloof; unapproachable; standoffish. [1825 35, Amer.; OFF + ISH1] * * * …   Universalium

  • offish — adjective aloof See Also: standoffish …   Wiktionary

  • offish — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Not friendly, sociable, or warm in manner: aloof, chill, chilly, cool, distant, remote, reserved, reticent, solitary, standoffish, unapproachable, uncommunicative, undemonstrative, withdrawn. See ATTITUDE, HOT …   English dictionary for students

  • offish — off·ish || É‘fɪʃ , É” / É’f adj. standing away from, disinterested; aloof (Informal) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • offish — adjective informal aloof or distant in manner. Derivatives offishly adverb offishness noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • offish — off·ish …   English syllables

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