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Aloof or distant in manner; not friendly.‘he was being offish with her’
- ‘Oh and on top of that, he's been acting… offish.’
- ‘Maybe if you wouldn't be so offish and mean to us all, they wouldn't ignore you!’
- ‘They are quite often abrasive and offish, but are still human beings, and need to be treated as so.’
- ‘Some people were a bit offish - not unlike being in a place where not everyone welcomes outsiders.’
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