the silent treatment

Definition of the silent treatment

  1. :  the act of ignoring someone because one is angry at him or her Whenever she gets mad at me, she gives me the silent treatment.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  making no utterance :  mute, speechless

    :  indisposed to speak :  not loquacious

    :  free from sound or noise :  still

  1. :  the act or manner or an instance of treating someone or something :  handling, usage

    :  the techniques or actions customarily applied in a specified situation

    :  a substance or technique used in treating

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a trip made at another's expense

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