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Definition of brush off

brush off

noun

  • an instance of being ignored or quickly dismissed. Usually hyphenated.
                                                                                                                                                                                 

    Citation from "Dumped, But Not Down", Psychology Today, Carlin Flora, July 01 2007 blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Mar 24 2010. Submitted by Walter Rader (Editor) from Sacramento, CA, USA on Mar 24 2010.

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Other terms relating to 'to reject, ignore':

Definitions include: Absolutely do not ignore as one would do if sleeping.
Definitions include: to reject or cancel.
Definitions include: to ignore or dismiss.
Definitions include: A term used in the Bronx in the seventies denoting that a person is ignored, looked over, paid no attention to, wrote off, disrespected.
Definitions include: Rejection of a request or an advance, most commonly in the romantic context.
Definitions include: v. to reject or diss someone
Definitions include: to ignore.
Definitions include: to be cut off from contact.
Definitions include: to ignore another person(s) in a rude manner.
Definitions include: to steal.
Definitions include: it means to ignore, let go or pay him/her no attention.
Definitions include: to leave.
Definitions include: to ignore, pass by.
Definitions include: To reject or refuse, often in an abrupt or forceful manner.
Definitions include: to ignore someone

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Other terms relating to 'brush':

Definitions include: marijuana
Definitions include: a hair brush used by hoochies.

Other terms relating to 'off':

Definitions include: what was previously expected to happen may not.
Definitions include: large buttocks.
Definitions include: to move away from.
Definitions include: to masturbate.
Definitions include: to get out of a prior obligation by asking.
Definitions include: to take on a situation one can't master.
Definitions include: to reprimand.
Definitions include: to ignore another person(s) in a rude manner.
Definitions include: to get rid of aggression or anger.
Definitions include: to do something to get rid of negative emotions.
Definitions include: to cheat on one's spouse.
Definitions include: to bore one.
Definitions include: to suggest ideas to another person to get feedback.
Definitions include: annoyed, very cross.
Definitions include: to end a relationship.

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