December 07, 2016
Learner's Word of the Day
off-putting /ˈɑːfˌpʊtɪŋ/ adjective
off-putting
/ˈɑːfˌpʊtɪŋ/
adjective
The man's personality is very off-putting.
The man's personality is very off-putting.
Learner's definition of OFF-PUTTING

[more off–putting; most off–putting]

: not pleasing or likable : causing you to feel dislike of someone or something

  • He has an off-putting [=unfriendly] manner.

  • The restaurant's décor was strangely off-putting.

  • The wording of the memo was very off-putting.

— off–puttingly adverb

  • His manner is off-puttingly formal.

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