Definitions for off-putting

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

off′-put`ting(adj.)

  1. provoking uneasiness, dislike, annoyance, or repugnance:

    off-putting remarks.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of off-putting:

1890–95

Princeton's WordNet

  1. off-putting(adj)

    causing annoyance or repugnance

    "an off-putting remark"

  2. off-putting(adj)

    tending to repel

    "The trappings of upper-class life are off-putting and sterile"- Elizabeth Hess

Wiktionary

  1. off-putting(Adjective)

    Disconcerting, annoying or repulsive; tending to put off.

    His habit of picking his nose is quite off-putting

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