Meaning of “aloof” in the English Dictionary

"aloof" in English

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uk /əˈluːf/ us /əˈluːf/
noun [ U ] uk /əˈluːf.nəs/ us /əˈluːf.nəs/

(Definition of “aloof” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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aloofadjective, adverb

us /əˈluf/

not taking part in things, esp. in a way that seems unfriendly:

Is she aloof and arrogant or just shy?
When they argued, I remained aloof.

(Definition of “aloof” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)