standoffish


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But the men, who had little understanding of office automation and a macho aversion to typewriter keyboards, peered in a standoffish way and asked, `Oh, can it do that?
I'm sure you're a great person, but I think you're probably painfully shy and, often, shy people do come across as cold or standoffish because they take longer to relax around people.
if ne ad I'm sure you're a great person, but I think you're probably painfully shy and, often, shy people do come across as cold or standoffish because they take longer to relax around people.
My friends wives are being standoffish with her & I don't know what to do.
He wasn't a standoffish superstar in his Ferrari, he'd play golf and tell you stories and he had a great sense of humour.