Definition of offish in English:

offish

Line breaks: off¦ish
Pronunciation: /ˈɒfɪʃ
 
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adjective

informal
Aloof or distant in manner; not friendly: he was being offish with her
More example sentences
  • Some people were a bit offish - not unlike being in a place where not everyone welcomes outsiders.
  • They are quite often abrasive and offish, but are still human beings, and need to be treated as so.
  • Oh and on top of that, he's been acting… offish.

Derivatives

offishly

adverb

offishness

noun

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