blow off

blew off; blown off; blowing off; blows off

Definition of blow off

transitive verb

1a : 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

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Examples of blow off in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of blow off

1631, in the meaning defined at sense 1b

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The first known use of blow off was in 1631

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“Blow off.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2021.

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