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English verb: brush off

1. brush off (communication) bar from attention or consideration


SamplesShe dismissed his advances.


Synonymsbrush aside, discount, dismiss, disregard, ignore, push aside


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)reject


Narrower (hyponym)cold-shoulder, discredit, disoblige, flout, laugh away, laugh off, pass off, scoff, shrug off, slight, turn a blind eye









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