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Aloof
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Aloof as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

7 December 2021
Last seen in: The Sun Cryptic

We found 28 answers for the crossword clue 'Aloof', the most recent of which was seen in the The Sun Cryptic.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Aloof a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Aloof as an answer itself some 192 times.

Aloof is a single word clue made up of 5 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Sun Cryptic' on Tuesday, 07 December 2021 with the answer being DISTANT, we also found DISTANT to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • Remote in manner; "stood apart with aloof dignity"; "a distant smile"; "he was upstage with strangers"
  • In an aloof manner; "the local gentry and professional classes had held aloof for the school had accepted their sons readily enough"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

ICY
Shiny and slick as with a thin coating of ice; "roads and trees glazed with an icy film"

4 Letters

COLD
The sensation produced by low temperatures; "he shivered from the cold"; "the cold helped clear his head"

COOL
Loose heat; "The air cooled considerably after the thunderstorm"

6 Letters

CHILLY
Very hot and finely tapering pepper of special pungency

OFFISH
Lacking cordiality; unfriendly; "a standoffish manner"

REMOTE
A device that can be used to control a machine or apparatus from a distance; "he lost the remote for his TV"

SNOOTY
(used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant; "a snotty little scion of a degenerate family"-Laurent Le Sage; "they're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety"

7 Letters

DISTANT
Located far away spatially; "distant lands"; "remote stars"

HAUGHTY
Having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy; "some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines"; "haughty aristocrats"; "his lordly manners were offensive"; "walked with a prideful swagger"; "very sniffy about breaches of etiquette"; "his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air"; "a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer

REMOVED
Separate or apart in time; "distant events"; "the remote past or future"

STUCKUP

UNMOVED
Emotionally unmoved; "always appeared completely unmoved and imperturbable"

UPSTAGE
Move upstage, forcing the other actors to turn away from the audience

8 Letters

ARROGANT
Having or showing feelings of unwarranted importance out of overbearing pride; "an arrogant official"; "arrogant claims"; "chesty as a peacock"

DETACHED
No longer connected or joined; "a detached part"; "on one side of the island was a hugh rock, almost detached"; "the separated spacecraft will return to their home bases"

RESERVED
Marked by self-restraint and reticence; "was habitually reserved in speech, withholding her opinion"-Victoria Sackville-West

RETICENT Howard
Reluctant to draw attention to yourself

SNOBBISH
Befitting or characteristic of those who incline to social exclusiveness and who rebuff the advances of people considered inferior

9 Letters

WITHDRAWN
Withdrawn from society; seeking solitude; "lived an unsocial reclusive life"

10 Letters

NONCHALANT
Marked by blithe unconcern; "an ability to interest casual students"; "showed a casual disregard for cold weather"; "an utterly insouciant financial policy"; "an elegantly insouciant manner"; "drove his car with nonchalant abandon"; "was polite in a teasing nonchalant manner"

UNFRIENDLY
Not easy to understand or use; "user-unfriendly"

UNINVOLVED
Showing lack of emotional involvement; "adopted a degage pose on the arm of the easy chair"- J.S.Perelman; "she may be detached or even unfeeling but at least she's not hypocritically effusive"; "an uninvolved bystander"

11 Letters

INDIFFERENT
Being neither good nor bad; "an indifferent performance"; "a gifted painter but an indifferent actor"; "her work at the office is passable"; "a so-so golfer"; "feeling only so-so"; "prepared a tolerable dinner"; "a tolerable working knowledge of French"

STANDOFFISH
Lacking cordiality; unfriendly; "a standoffish manner"

UNCONCERNED
Lacking in interest or care or feeling; "the average American...is unconcerned that his or her plight is the result of a complex of personal and economic and governmental actions...beyond the normal citizen's comprehension and control"; "blithely unconcerned about his friend's plight"

12 Letters

SUPERCILIOUS
Expressive of contempt; "curled his lip in a supercilious smile"; "spoke in a sneering jeering manner"; "makes many a sharp comparison but never a mean or snide one"

13 Letters

DISINTERESTED
Unaffected by self-interest

14 Letters

UNAPPROACHABLE
Inaccessibly located or situated; "an unapproachable chalet high in the mountains"; "an unreachable canyon"; "the unreachable stars"

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