1. aloof

adjective. ['əˈluːf'] remote in manner.


  • reserved
  • upstage


  • near
  • close
  • forward

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Rhymes with Aloof

  • rustproof
  • renouf
  • spoof
  • proof
  • ploof
  • bufe
  • woof
  • rufe
  • rueff
  • ruef
  • roof
  • poof
  • hoof
  • goof
  • ooph

How do you pronounce aloof?

Pronounce aloof as əˈluf.

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Sentences with aloof

1. Adjective
This means that he shouldn't act disinterested or aloof during the service.

2. Verb, past participle
American bulldogs are alert and outgoing but may be aloof around strangers.

Quotes about aloof

1. I am aloof by nature. I mind my own business. I'm good with everyone, and I get along fine with people. But work is work, and friendship is friendship. I never mix the two.
- Sonakshi Sinha

2. Art never harms itself by keeping aloof from the social problems of the day: rather, by so doing, it more completely realises for us that which we desire.
- Oscar Wilde

3. Ah, happiness courts the light so we deem the world is gay. But misery hides aloof so we deem that misery there is none.
- Herman Melville, Bartleby the Scrivener