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offish

[aw-fish, of-ish] /ˈɔ fɪʃ, ˈɒf ɪʃ/
adjective, Informal.
1.
aloof; unapproachable; standoffish.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35, Americanism; off + -ish1
Related forms
offishly, adverb
offishness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for offishly

offish

/ˈɒfɪʃ/
adjective
1.
(informal) aloof or distant in manner
Derived Forms
offishly, adverb
offishness, noun
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