- s lacking cordiality; unfriendly
a standoffish manner
- Darrell Hair in Hindu
I've always been a little bit stand-offish in that I've always preferred to let them play the game themselves and only get involved when things go overboard but maybe there's a case to be made for a little bit more work in that area,Hair said.
- Jay Bakker in Inside Bay Area
My mom's been all about it, you know. My mom loves (the filmmakers) and she loves cameras,Bakker says. "Believe it or not, my dad was a little stand-offish. He was a little worried. He was like, 'You know, the church might not accept you.'...
- Trace Adkins in Times Herald-Record
That has bothered me that I am perceived as somewhat of an (anatomical expletive) around this town,says Adkins. "I don't always meet somebody and just immediately warm up to them. I'm a little stand-offish for a while."