Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary    
Display options
 
Lookup History
brush-off

brush-off

 
pronunciation:
bruhsh awf
part of speech: noun
definition: (informal) an abrupt dismissal or rejection.
She gave him the brush-off when he became rude.
synonyms:
rebuff
similar words:
cold shoulder, dismissal, put-down, rejection, slight, snub, walking papers