Aloof is an adjective that is used to describe being reserved or reticent. Distant. Indifferent, disinterested.
- His ‘aloof’ nature can sometimes be mistake for a careless attitude towards life.
- She was known as an ‘aloof’ individual due to her shyness in character.
- He began the year in an ‘aloof’ manner, but soon enough he was more sociable than most.