Standoffish in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Standoffish

unsociable and unfriendly

Examples of Standoffish in a sentence

Once the student was told that his behavior resulted in a suspension, he became standoffish toward the principal who was asking him questions.  🔊

At first, the couple seemed standoffish to their neighbors by refusing to say hello when seeing them at the mailbox.  🔊

Turning his back to his parents and keeping silent, his standoffish presence angered them but they were also used to teenage behavior.  🔊

I found it difficult to address my client due to her standoffish attitude after charging double for the work.  🔊

I realized I would rather my sister be rude to me instead of standoffish because at least we would be communicating.  🔊

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