Aloos vs Aloof - What's the difference?

aloos | aloof |


As a noun aloos

is rice.

As an adverb aloof is

at or from a distance, but within view, or at a small distance; apart; away.

As an adjective aloof is

reserved and remote; either physically or emotionally distant; standoffish.

As a preposition aloof is

(obsolete) away from; clear of.

aloos

English

Noun

(head)
  • aloof

    English

    Adverb

    (en adverb)
  • At or from a distance, but within view, or at a small distance; apart; away.
  • *
  • *{{quote-book, year=1922, author=(Ben Travers), title=(A Cuckoo in the Nest)
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  • Without sympathy; unfavorably.
  • *
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Reserved and remote; either physically or emotionally distant; standoffish.
  • See also

    * See also

    Preposition

    (English prepositions)
  • (obsolete) away from; clear of
  • * Milton
  • Rivetus would fain work himself aloof these rocks and quicksands.
    (Webster 1913)