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.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.


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