[aw-fish, of-ish] /ˈɔ fɪʃ, ˈɒf ɪʃ/

adjective, Informal.
aloof; unapproachable; standoffish.
(informal) aloof or distant in manner


Read Also:

  • Off-island

    [awf-ahy-luh nd, of-] /ˈɔfˈaɪ lənd, ˈɒf-/ adjective 1. located or tending away from the shore of an island: an off-island current. adverb 2. away from the shore of an island: The ship sank about two miles off-island.

  • Off-islander

    [awf-ahy-luh n-der, of-] /ˈɔfˈaɪ lən dər, ˈɒf-/ noun 1. a temporary or seasonal resident of an island; island visitor or tourist. 2. a person living on an offshore island.

  • Off-key

    [awf-kee, of-] /ˈɔfˈki, ˈɒf-/ adjective 1. deviating from the correct tone or pitch; out of tune. 2. Informal. somewhat irregular, abnormal, or incongruous. adj. 1920, from off (adv.) + musical sense of key (n.1). Figurative sense is from 1943.

  • Off-label

    [awf-ley-buh l, of‐] /ˈɔfˈleɪ bəl, ˈɒf‐/ adjective, Informal. 1. of, relating to, or denoting a drug prescribed for a particular indication even though the drug has not yet received approval from the Food and Drug Administration for that disease, condition, or symptom.

Disclaimer: Offish definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.