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STANDOFFISH

 Dictionary entry overview: What does standoffish mean? 

STANDOFFISH (adjective)
  The adjective STANDOFFISH has 1 sense:

1. lacking cordiality; unfriendly

  Familiarity information: STANDOFFISH used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


STANDOFFISH (adjective)


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Meaning:

Lacking cordiality; unfriendly

Synonyms:

offish; standoffish

Context example:

a standoffish manner

Similar:

unapproachable (discouraging intimacies; reserved)


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