brush off

Definitions of brush off
  1. verb
    bar from attention or consideration
    synonyms: brush aside, discount, dismiss, disregard, ignore, push aside
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    cold-shoulder, slight
    pay no attention to, disrespect
    discredit
    cause to be distrusted or disbelieved
    shrug off
    minimize the importance of, brush aside
    pass off
    disregard
    flout, scoff
    treat with contemptuous disregard
    turn a blind eye
    refuse to acknowledge
    laugh away, laugh off
    deal with a problem by laughing or pretending to be amused by it
    disoblige
    ignore someone's wishes
    type of:
    reject
    refuse to accept or acknowledge
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