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OTHER WORDS FROM standoffishstand·off·ish·ly, adverbstand·off·ish·ness, noun
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A father whose son played soccer with Holmes recalls that the young man was “kind of a strange, standoffish kid,” he said.Colorado Shooting Suspect James Holmes’s Life in Aurora|Christine Pelisek, Eliza Shapiro|July 23, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Not that she was still what he would have called "standoffish" with him.Winnie Childs|C. N. Williamson
But even at that I dont see why she should be so standoffish.The Girl Scouts at Camp Comalong|Lillian Garis
Harvie, who was the only one of us left, said that Sir Arthur was as standoffish and superior as ever.A House Party with the Tucker Twins|Nell Speed