Example sentences for: standoffish

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

  • So the image of lovelorn investors chasing standoffish borrowers can't really be right, at least not for the economy as a whole.

  • Once above ground, Brendan Fraser, reprising the naif he played in George of the Jungle and Encino Man , is smitten with a cynical and standoffish Alicia Silverstone.

  • In contrast to the rather standoffish attitude of the English language, Spanish is on familiar terms with the deity and things holy or revered.

  • I've also tried shutting my door, but in our office culture, that's considered uncomfortably secretive and standoffish.


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