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brush·off

also brush-off  (brŭsh′ôf′, -ŏf′)
n.
An abrupt dismissal or snub.
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brushoff

noun snub, rebuff, rejection, dismissal, cut, slight, refusal, go-by (slang), knock-back (slang), repulse, cold shoulder, repudiation, kick in the teeth (slang), kiss-off (slang, chiefly U.S. & Canad.), bum's rush (slang), the (old) heave-ho (informal) He told me he'd been given the brush-off.
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Now, Vals will no longer condone the once-routine brushoffs or inattention from the politicians ``over the hill.
After four meetings, all brushoffs, Kelley, who had been in the Balkans since March 30, made reservations to fly home.