adverb see off-putting

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • off-puttingly — off put·ting·ly …   English syllables

  • off-puttingly — adverb see off putting …   Useful english dictionary

  • off-putting — off .putting adj BrE if someone s behaviour or the appearance of something is off putting, you do not like it or you think it is unattractive ▪ Some women found the competitive style of the discussions off putting. >off puttingly adv →put… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • off-putting — off puttingly, adv. /awf poot ing, of /, adj. provoking uneasiness, dislike, annoyance, or repugnance; disturbing or disagreeable. [1820 30; OFF + PUTTING, after v. phrase put off] * * * …   Universalium

  • off-putting — adjective if someone s behaviour or the appearance of something is off putting, it is strange or unpleasant and stops you from liking or being interested in them: Jack s aggressiveness is really off putting. see also: put sb/sth off put off… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • off-putting — adjective Date: 1828 that puts one off ; repellent, disconcerting < an off putting attitude > • off puttingly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • off-putting — adjective unpleasant or disconcerting. Derivatives off puttingly adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • Tales of the City (novel) — infobox Book | name = Tales of the City title orig = translator = image caption = 1st edition cover author = Armistead Maupin illustrator = cover artist = Dennis Ziemienski country = USA language = English series = Tales of the City genre = Novel …   Wikipedia

  • essence — [[t]e̱s(ə)ns[/t]] essences 1) N UNCOUNT: usu N of n The essence of something is its basic and most important characteristic which gives it its individual identity. The essence of consultation is to listen to, and take account of, the views of… …   English dictionary

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