Entry from US English dictionary
Definition of put-off in English:
2An unpleasant or deterrent quality or feature.
- Though the storyline was good (a spoof of ‘The Parent Trap’) the script and treatment are a huge put-off.
- Lack of a government-run surefire CET system is a major put-off, say officials.
- Lacey looked put-off by the sudden subject change, but she replied nonetheless.
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