- Antonyms of ALOOF
friendly, sociable, warm. affable, agreeable, amiable, boon, clubbable, clubby, communicative, companionable, congenial, convivial, cordial, expansive, extroverted, folksy, friendly, garrulous, genial, gracious, gregarious, hospitable, kindly, neighborly, outgoing, sociable, social, talkative, unreserved, warm.
- Examples of usage:
- Influenced in this way Harry had not intended to pass a pleasant evening and would have stood aloof and been cold had it been possible to him but he found that it was not possible and after a little while he was friendly and joyous and the dinner went off very well - "The Claverings" by Anthony Trollope
- It is easy to imagine the influence of the class sentiment which held Angouleme aloof from L'Houmeau - "Two Poets Lost Illusions Part I" by Honore de Balzac
- The cook didn't agree because she was a very good cook indeed which she thought entitled her to be extremely aloof from the other servants' hall opinions - "Last Words" by Stephen Crane