Meaning of “distant” - Learner’s Dictionary

distant

adjective uk us /ˈdɪstənt/
FAR AWAY

B2 far away in space or time:

distant galaxies
the distant sound of traffic
We hope to see you in the not too distant future.
RELATIVE

A distant relative is not very closely related to you:

a distant cousin
NOT FRIENDLY [ never before noun ]

not friendly:

She seemed cold and distant.
distantly adverb

distantly related

(Definition of “distant” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)