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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: aloof (0.01077 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to aloof.
English → English (WordNet) Definition: aloof aloof adv : in an aloof manner; “the local gentry and professional classes had held aloof for the school had accepted their sons readily enough” aloof adj : remote in manner; “stood apart with aloof dignity”; “a distant smile”; “he was upstage with strangers” [syn: distant, upstage]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Aloof Aloof \A*loof"\, n. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Alewife. [1913 Webster] Aloof \A*loof"\, adv. [Pref. a- + loof, fr. D. loef luff, and so meaning, as a nautical word, to the windward. See Loof, Luff.] 1. At or from a distance, but within view, or at a small distance; apart; away. [1913 Webster] Our palace stood aloof from streets. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. Without sympathy; unfavorably. [1913 Webster] To make the Bible as from the hand of God, and then to look at it aloof and with caution, is the worst of all impieties. --I. Taylor. [1913 Webster] Aloof \A*loof"\, prep. Away from; clear from. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Rivetus . . . would fain work himself aloof these rocks and quicksands. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


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