aloof

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈluːf/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˈluf/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ə lo̅o̅f)

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aloof

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. always [acts, looks, seems] so aloof
  2. try not to [be, act] so aloof
  3. seemed (really) aloof today
  4. seem more aloof today than (usual, normal)
  5. can be aloof at times
  6. has [an image of, a reputation for] being aloof
  7. were aloof [in class, at work] today
  8. has an aloof attitude toward
  9. is [emotionally, physically] aloof
  10. aloof and [distant, arrogant, detached, indifferent]
  11. always [stays, keeps] aloof from (the rest of) us
  12. (stood) aloof from his [classmates, rivals, peers, co-workers]
  13. [stood, stayed, remained] aloof (from)
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