brush aside

Definition of brush aside

  1. :  to treat (something) as not important :  to ignore or dismiss (something) <He brushed aside questions about his son's arrest.>

Word by Word Definitions

brushplay
  1. :  brushwood

    :  scrub vegetation

    :  land covered with scrub vegetation

  1. :  a device composed of bristles typically set into a handle and used especially for sweeping, smoothing, scrubbing, or painting

    :  something resembling a brush: such as

    :  a bushy tail

  1. :  to apply a brush to

    :  to apply with a brush

    :  to remove with passing strokes (as of a brush)

  1. :  a brief encounter or skirmish

  1. :  to move lightly or heedlessly

asideplay
  1. :  to or toward the side

    :  away from others or into privacy

    :  out of the way especially for future use :  away

  1. :  an utterance not meant to be heard by someone

    :  an actor's speech heard by the audience but supposedly not by other characters

    :  a comment or discussion that does not relate directly to the main subject being discussed :  digression

  1. :  beyond, past


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