Translation of "aloof" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /əˈluːf/ us

not friendly or willing to take part in things

She seemed rather aloof when in fact she was just shy.

not interested or involved, usually because you do not approve of what is happening

Whatever is happening in the office, she always remains aloof.
She kept herself aloof from her husband’s business.
aloofness noun [ no plural ] uk /-nəs/ us

(Translation of “aloof” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adverb /əˈluːf/

apart or at a distance from other people

apartado, distanciado
I kept aloof from the whole business.
aloofness noun

Her aloofness made people hesitate to approach her with their problems.

(Translation of “aloof” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)