Definition of Standoffishly

1. Adverb. In a standoffish manner. "Standoffishly, he declined the invitation to the office party"

Partainyms: Standoffish



Definition of Standoffishly

1. Adverb. In a standoffish way. ¹

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Definition of Standoffishly

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Standoffishly

standing seams
standing stock
standing stone
standing stones
standing tall
standing test
standing up
standing up to
standing wave
standing waves
standings
standish
standishes
standoff
standoffish
standoffishly (current term)
standoffishness
standoffs
standout
standouts
standover
standovers
standpat
standpat(a)
standpatter
standpatters
standpattism
standpattisms
standpipe
standpipes

Literary usage of Standoffishly

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1. The Martial Adventures of Henry and Me by William Allen White (1918)
"Four or five tables, cases and stands, backed standoffishly against the tapestry on the walls, and the legs and bases of this furniture were great ..."

2. The Martial Adventures of Henry and Me by William Allen White, Macmillan Company (1918)
"Four or five tables, cases and stands, backed standoffishly against the tapestry on the walls, and the legs and bases of this furniture were great ..."

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