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aloof

Pronunciation: /əˈluːf/

Translation of aloof in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [person/attitude] distante she's always held herself rather aloof from her colleagues siempre ha guardado las distancias con sus colegas
    Example sentences
    • I consider myself warm and friendly, but I act cool and aloof with other people.
    • We keep our distance, lower our expectations, stay cool, aloof, and separate.
    • For the remainder of the night, she was very quiet, much to her friends' protests for being aloof and distant.

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