brush-off

noun
\ ˈbrəsh-ˌȯf How to pronounce brush-off (audio) \

Definition of brush-off

: a quietly curt or disdainful dismissal

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1938, in the meaning defined above

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“Brush-off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brush-off. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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