brushoff

brush-off

[bruhsh-awf, -of]
noun
a refusal to talk or listen to someone; abrupt or final dismissal or rebuff.

Origin:
1945–50, Americanism; noun use of verb phrase brush off

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brushoff definition

[ˈbrəʃɔf]
  1. n.
    a dismissal; an act of ignoring someone. (See also give (so) the brushoff.) : I got the brushoff, but I can take it.
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
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