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offish

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Adjective
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off=ish

CIDE DICTIONARY

offisha. 
     Shy or distant in manner; aloof; stand-offish.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

offish, adj. colloq. inclined to be aloof.

Derivative
offishly adv. offishness n.
Etymology
OFF: cf. uppish

THESAURUS

offish

Olympian, above all that, ailing, aloof, backward, bashful, blank, chilled, chilly, cold, constrained, cool, detached, discreet, distant, donsie, exclusive, expressionless, forbidding, frigid, frosty, guarded, icy, impassive, impersonal, inaccessible, indisposed, insociable, introverted, low, mean, modest, off-color, poorly, remote, removed, repressed, reserved, restrained, reticent, retiring, seclusive, shrinking, sickly, solitary, standoff, standoffish, subdued, suppressed, unaffable, unapproachable, unbending, uncongenial, undemonstrative, unexpansive, ungenial, withdrawn

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