- provoking uneasiness, dislike, annoyance, or repugnance; disturbing or disagreeable.
Origin of off-putting
Related Words for off-puttingdistasteful, vile, objectionable, creepy, odious, abhorrent, ugly, unpleasant, hateful, nasty, revolting, hideous, off-putting, disappointing, dreary, depressing, gloomy, dismal, dispiriting, bleak
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There was also an off-putting conflict between whimsy and realism.‘Peter Pan Live!’ Review: No Amount of Clapping Brings It to Life
December 5, 2014
“What I like about Gibson is that he so contravenes his public image—that of a hard, off-putting guy,” Wheeler said.A Ghostwriter Steps Out of the Shadows
September 17, 2014
The Smithy character, played by Dustin Ybarra, is so cartoonish as to be off-putting rather than gleefully adolescent.Fall-Winter TV Preview: Snap Judgments of 2013–14’s New Shows
Jace Lacob, Kevin Fallon
July 16, 2013
Then that off-putting, desperate theater girl came back—only this time she was more famous.The Cult of Hathahaters: Will It Hurt Anne Hathaway’s Oscar Chances?
January 20, 2013
Even setting it's off-putting theocracy aiside, Shas veers hard right on a range of issues.Beholden To The Anti-"Infiltrator" Vote?
October 29, 2012
- British informal disconcerting or disturbing