Example sentences for: aloof

How can you use “aloof” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • But Bill Haley and Elvis painted Broadway into a corner it never quite got out of: Musicals stood aloof from rock and became, by definition, staid, conservative, middle-aged--something your parents go see on their wedding anniversary.

  • The original territory of the ancient civilization of the Etruscans has always been independent-minded, even aloof, in its attitude to Rome and the other regions.

  • Even the warmest-hearted clerk can appear aloof towards customers that are dressed poorly.

  • The general drift of the advice was that, with one exception, if you wanted to get what you wanted in France, you must exchange your American warmth and directness for a cool and aloof manner.

  • The Donahues and Springers of the world remain aloof, above and separate from guests.


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