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English definition of “brush sth off”

brush sth off

phrasal verb with brush     /brʌʃ/ verb
to refuse to listen to what someone says, or to refuse to think about something seriously : He just brushed off all their criticisms .Neglecting and ignoringNot paying attentionTreating as unimportant
(Definition of brush sth off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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