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Definition of Aloof

Aloof
Aloof A*loof", n. (Zo["o]l.) Same as Alewife.
Aloof
Aloof A*loof", adv. [Pref. a- + loof, fr. D. loef luff, and so meaning, as a nautical word, to the windward. See Loof, Luff.] 1. At or from a distance, but within view, or at a small distance; apart; away. Our palace stood aloof from streets. --Dryden. 2. Without sympathy; unfavorably. To make the Bible as from the hand of God, and then to look at it aloof and with caution, is the worst of all impieties. --I. Taylor.
Aloof
Aloof A*loof", prep. Away from; clear from. [Obs.] Rivetus . . . would fain work himself aloof these rocks and quicksands. --Milton.

Meaning of Aloof from wikipedia

- Look up aloof in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Wikiquote has quotations related to Aloofness. Aloof may refer to: The Aloof, a British band A fictional...
- The Aloof were a British electronic music group. They formed in London, England, in 1990. The group consisted of Ricky Barrow, Gary Burns, Jagz Kooner...
- Yigael Yadin (Hebrew: יִגָּאֵל יָדִין [jigaˈel jaˈdin]; 20 March 1917 – 28 June 1984) was an Israeli archeologist, soldier and politician. He was the second...
- tries encouraging Monkey King to do the same. When Monkey King remains aloof and boisterous, Lin outwits him and delivers the staff to the Dragon King...
- Zaizai (Zhang Miaoyi). On the first day of school, Su Zaizai encounters the aloof and cool Zhang Lurang (Zhou Yiran) and falls in love with him at first sight...
- hunt for Griffin. Mic****e Dockery as Alice Fletcher, an independent and aloof widow managing a small ranch outside La Belle with her mother-in-law and...
- increasingly frustrated with a system and rulers that seemed silly, frivolous, aloof, and antiquated, even if true feudalism no longer existed in France. Upon...
- there were 140 students per classroom; in 2001 there were 80), a cold and aloof administration, and an inaccessible faculty. The latter stereotype is a...
- obligations on their high incomes and royalty payments. Stewart remained aloof from the band's drug abuse and partying lifestyle. "I think he looked upon...
- herself by gunshot in 1986 when she was 59 years old. Pic****o remained aloof from the Catalan independence movement during his youth, despite expressing...