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Synonyms for aloofəˈluf

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  1. aloof, distant, upstage(adverb)

    remote in manner

    "stood apart with aloof dignity"; "a distant smile"; "he was upstage with strangers"

    aloof, distant, remote, removed, upstage


  2. aloof(adverb)

    in an aloof manner

    "the local gentry and professional classes had held aloof for the school had accepted their sons readily enough"


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  • بمعزلArabic
  • отделно, сдържан, резервиран, настраниBulgarian
  • reserviert, menschenscheu, zurückhaltend, distanziertGerman
  • reservado, sin compasión, alejado, apartado, a distanciaSpanish
  • varautunut, etäinenFinnish
  • dédaigneusement, résevé, distant, dédaigneuxFrench
  • fad àsScottish Gaelic
  • jauhIndonesian
  • distaccato, con distaccoItalian
  • מנגדHebrew
  • terughoudend, gereserveerd, negatief, afstandelijk, apartDutch
  • z niesmakiemPolish
  • alijado, alheio, distantePortuguese
  • стороня́щийся, поодаль, отстранённо, сде́ржанный, отчуждённый, сторона, равнодушноRussian

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