The state of being emotionally distanced. May be seen as laid back or cold and arrogant, depending on the onlooker.
That kid is so aloof that he wasn't phased when he caught his girl cheating on him.
by SenoritaDiabla July 10, 2008
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the state of being or doing anything incuding being at a distance. Use at one's leisure.
Man! Your soo aloof. Why do you gotta got and aloof like that?? Go aloof yourself.
by thealoofer March 21, 2005
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adjective; describes someone who doesn't give a fuck
This aloof individual broke many hearts and crushed many dreams.

The aloof girl will be alone forever.

The aloof girl will have many cats.
by theyellowblanketishere July 20, 2013
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a person who plays runescape all day, lives in his mommys basement when his mommy doesn't even love him. Also known as a loner
Look at the aloof in the corner wonder if he knows he's not wearing any pants?
by Chris9119 December 17, 2007
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the quality or state of being aloof, distant, or reserved; indifference.
His girlfriend's recent aloofness may be a sign that the relationship is over
by big word October 31, 2017
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To be very aloof. Taken from an episode of "That 70s Show"
"Aloofer? is that even a word?"
"It is now. We have the technology."
by Bree Gagnon December 06, 2003
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Aloof means "at a distance," and not close. Shyness is often the result of being aloof. An aloof person usually needs tunnel vision for the tranquility and happiness to block out and ignore distractions that undermine his or her concentration. Yet, there are valid reasons to be aloof: such as, studying, work, or to maintain the structure of control within an organization or industry by filtering out and blocking unwanted contact.
The word aloof is often bandied about as a negative label as a way to attack an unwanted person by making them feel that it is his or her fault for being unwanted. An aloof person is likely to be more "things-oriented," rather than "people-oriented," but that is not proof that an aloof person is not equally capable of socializing--just not equally interested in doing so because people don't innovate or get rich by being the life of a party.
by Rosebud1776 August 11, 2017
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