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General dictionaries General (32 matching dictionaries)
  1. aloof: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. aloof: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. aloof: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. aloof: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. aloof: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. aloof: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. Aloof, aloof: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. aloof: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. aloof: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. aloof: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. aloof: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  12. aloof: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  13. aloof: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  14. Aloof, aloof: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  15. aloof: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  16. aloof: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  17. aloof: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  18. Aloof, The Aloof: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  19. Aloof: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  20. aloof: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  21. aloof: Rhymezone [home, info]
  22. aloof: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  23. aloof: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  24. Aloof: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  25. aloof: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  26. aloof: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  27. aloof: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  28. aloof: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  29. Aloof: The Word Detective [home, info]
  30. aloof: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. aloof: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. aloof: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. aloof: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. aloof: Idioms [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. aloof: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. aloof: SeaTalk Dictionary of English Nautical Language [home, info]
  2. Aloof: Latitude Mexico [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (aloof)

adjective:  remote in manner ("Stood apart with aloof dignity")
adverb:  in an aloof manner ("The local gentry and professional classes had held aloof for the school had accepted their sons readily enough")

▸ Also see aloofness
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Phrases that include aloof:   keep aloof from

Words similar to aloof:   distant, aloofly, aloofness, reserved, snooty, standoffish, unsympathetic, more...

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