wave aside

Definition of wave aside

  1. :  to refuse to consider or respond to (something) The officer waved aside my questions.

Word by Word Definitions

waveplay
  1. :  to motion with the hands or with something held in them in signal or salute

    :  to float, play, or shake in an air current :  move loosely to and fro :  flutter

    :  to move in waves :  heave

  1. :  a moving ridge or swell on the surface of a liquid (as of the sea)

    :  open water

    :  a shape or outline having successive curves

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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a dividing ridge between drainage areas

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