wave (someone) off

phrasal verb

waved (someone) off; waving (someone) off; waves (someone) off
: to move one's hand as a way of telling someone that one does not want help
We offered to help but he waved us off.

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“Wave (someone) off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wave%20%28someone%29%20off. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

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