Example sentences for: aloof

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

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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


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