[awf-poo t-ing, of-] /ˈɔfˌpʊt ɪŋ, ˈɒf-/

provoking uneasiness, dislike, annoyance, or repugnance; disturbing or disagreeable.
(Brit, informal) disconcerting or disturbing

1570s, “procrastinating,” from off (adv.) + put (v.). Meaning “creating an unfavorable impression” is first recorded 1894.


Distressing; unsettling; discomfiting: Nor do I find pubic hair ugly or off-putting/ an off-putting chip on the shoulder (1828+)


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