off-putting : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • s  causing annoyance or repugnance
    an off-putting remark
  • s  tending to repel
    The trappings of upper-class life are off-putting and sterile"- Elizabeth Hess

  • The very title Synecdoche, New York is off-putting.
  • You single out the secretive guy at the end of the block with the off-putting tics, who perhaps has a couple of incidents in his past that will hinder an effective defense.
  • Now, the genius thing can be off-putting because.
News & Articles

  • Surprisingly Versatile: Ostwald Helgason’s Jacquard Ruffle Dress
    Ostwald Helgason's multipurpose nude silk dress is sexy without being off-putting. It also feels sporty, featuring that fun sorbet stripe racing diagonally down to the under-pleated ruffle. Wear it with a sandal for an easy day look, or compliment the coral with a bold red suede heel for a look ... More »
    June 11, 2013 - New York Magazine
  • 10 Tips for Company Color Schemes
    A startup could offer the most innovative software, the most disruptive service, the greatest thing ever available for purchase in the history of commerce — but if the company color scheme is off-putting, its customers might decide to shop elsewhere SEE ALSO: 10 Tools for Creating Brilliant Color Schemes What color conveys about a brand is more complex than you think. To find out more, we asked ...
    June 10, 2013 - Mashable
  • Movie review: Dark comedy ‘Sightseers’ more off-putting than funny
    Movie review: Dark comedy ‘Sightseers’ more off-putting than funny by Sean P. Means The Salt Lake Tribune Published Jun 6, 2013 03:51PM MDT “Sightseers” is a dark comedy from Britain that’s so intent on being dark that it sometimes neglects to be a comedy. Alice Lowe and Steve Oram (who co-wrote the film) star as Tina and Chris, who have been dating a short while and are taking their first ...
    June 6, 2013 - The Salt Lake Tribune

  • Christina Applegate in International Herald Tribune
    You walk into this single-car garage and there's this beautiful set .......... and it's so ridiculous and off-putting you just sort of wind up saying things you wouldn't normally say on a regular talk show,Applegate said by e-mail.
  • Kenny Jackett in BBC News
    Millwall manager Kenny Jackett said: "There were one or two rushes and then towards the end of the game you see the police horses come out. I don't think it was off-putting for us."
  • Brian Fuentes in
    Yeah, for sure [it was off-putting],Fuentes said. "You always want to come in and have a clean inning. Not that you won't give up a leadoff hit or walk of your own."

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