Related formsoff·ish·ly, adverboff·ish·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for offish
"I guess I'll go to the graveyard, anyway," said the cow-puncher in his offish voice, and looking fixedly in front of him.Lin McLean|Owen Wister
Moreover, being an army girl, as he had learned, she should not be so offish with an officer.Ray's Daughter|Charles King
If she chose to behave in that offish and unwifely fashion, she could blame no one but herself for its results.The Damnation of Theron Ware|Harold Frederic
Yesterday rather "offish" whole day; felt just as though "it wouldn't come."Woman's Endurance|A.D.L.
There was a whole history in those snow tracks, mine alone and kind of offish, and the others cuddling together.Where There's A Will|Mary Roberts Rinehart