Learn English – How to describe someone that acts like they don’t care about others opinions, but does.

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I am writing a book and this character cares about his friends but doesn't like to show it, he acts like he doesn't care about them, but in privet he is like a dad to them. He wants to protect them but he doesn't want to ruin his reputation as a bad boy.

Best Answer

The word aloof means "removed or distant either physically or emotionally an aloof, unfriendly manner".