blow off

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blow off

verb

Definition of BLOW OFF

transitive verb
1
a :  to refuse to take notice of, honor, or deal with :  ignore <decided to blow off two billion viewers — Harry Homburg>
b :  to end a relationship with
2
:  to outperform in a contest
3
:  to fail to attend or show up for <blew off an official dinner>

Examples of BLOW OFF

  1. <before she embarks on another relationship, she should try to figure out why all those other men have blown her off>
  2. <blew off the committee meeting, thinking that it would just be a colossal waste of time>

First Known Use of BLOW OFF

1856

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