aloof (adv.)

  1. in an aloof manner; the local gentry and professional classes had held aloof for the school had accepted their sons readily enough'

    aloof (adj.)

  1. remote in manner; stood apart with aloof dignity; a distant smile; he was upstage with strangers

    [ Syn: distant , upstage ]

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