Definition of putting-off in US English:

putting-off

(also puttin'-aff)

adjective

  • Disconcerting; off-putting; repellent.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Evening News (Glasgow). From putting, present participle of put + off, after to put off.

Pronunciation

putting-off

/ˌpʊtɪŋˈɒf/