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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A quiet and curt dismissal.

Usage examples (37)
  • Her brushoff pitch against the wall had been her last fling.
  • And that milquetoast brushoff is all you get without paying for more.
  • The book claims Rice was, quote, "polite, but they felt the brushoff."
  • Woodward writes that Rice was polite, but, “They felt the brushoff.” for more
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