Definition of offish in English:

offish

adjective

informal
  • Aloof or distant in manner; not friendly.

    ‘he was being offish with her’
    • ‘Oh and on top of that, he's been acting… offish.’
    • ‘Some people were a bit offish - not unlike being in a place where not everyone welcomes outsiders.’
    • ‘They are quite often abrasive and offish, but are still human beings, and need to be treated as so.’
    • ‘Maybe if you wouldn't be so offish and mean to us all, they wouldn't ignore you!’
    unfriendly, aloof, cool, cold, distant, chilly, frosty, hostile, frigid, unresponsive, unapproachable, uncommunicative
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Pronunciation

offish

/ˈɒfɪʃ/