Origin of off-putting
Related formsoff-put·ting·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for off-putting
There was also an off-putting conflict between whimsy and realism.‘Peter Pan Live!’ Review: No Amount of Clapping Brings It to Life|Kevin Fallon|December 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“What I like about Gibson is that he so contravenes his public image—that of a hard, off-putting guy,” Wheeler said.
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|DAILY BEAST
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?|Kevin Fallon|January 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Even setting it's off-putting theocracy aiside, Shas veers hard right on a range of issues.