Example sentences for: aloof

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

  • Most of the press told us weeks ago about the ex-senator's "artful languor," his "aloof anti-charismatic messianism," his emphasis on "substance, not style."

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • In sheer appearance, this cold and aloof Southerner stood out from his fellow math prodigies.

  • 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.


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