Example sentences for: aloof

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

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • While we're at it, why not outlaw all words and expressions we've purloined over the years from specialized fields--such as melancholy, hectic, chronic , and allergic (medicine); leading question , time is of the essence (law); by and large, high and dry, slush fund, round robin, aloof (sailing); ego, extrovert, complex, phobia, psyche, depression, trauma, subconscious (same place as empathy); and many more of what Fowler called popularized technicalities.

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


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