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Definitions and Synonyms of off-putting | Another word for off-putting | What is off-putting?

Definition 1: causing annoyance or repugnance - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where off-putting or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • an off-putting remark

(off-putting is similar to ...) causing displeasure or lacking pleasing qualities

"displeasing news"

Definition 2: tending to repel - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where off-putting or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The trappings of upper-class life are off-putting and sterile

(off-putting is similar to ...) not able to attract favorable attention

"they have made the place as unappealing as possible" "was forced to talk to his singularly unappealing hostess"

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