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blow off

verb

Definition of blow off

  1. transitive verb
  2. 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

  3. 2 :  to outperform in a contest

  4. 3 :  to fail to attend or show up for <blew off an official dinner>



Examples of blow off in a sentence

  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>



1856

First Known Use of blow off

1856



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