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brush·offalso brush-off (brŭsh′ôf′, -ŏf′)
An abrupt dismissal or snub.
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an abrupt dismissal or rebuff.
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brush-off[ˈbrʌʃˌɒf] n (fam) to give sb the brush-off → mandare qn a quel paese
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