Example sentences for: aloof

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

  • Although some Indians assimilated the language and behavior of the British, to most the imperialists were offensively aloof.

  • I wanted to learn more about his marriage and his relations with his imperious mother Laha (with whom he continued to spend much of his time after his marriage); with his unhappy, aloof, bisexual father Jay; and with his alcoholic brother, Richard, who committed suicide in 1926 after begging Whittaker to join him.

  • That is not to say that Bailey has remained coolly aloof from his subject, for everywhere the reader can sense the affectionate warmth he brings to his subject.

  • With my own prosperity possibly at stake, would I urge my employer to remain aloof from the Beltway bazaar?

  • "By refusing to engage, Bradley opens himself up to being portrayed as a risk-averse, aloof politician who does not have the mettle ...


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