Meaning of “brush past sb” in the English Dictionary

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"brush past sb" in British English

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brush past sb

phrasal verb with brush uk /brʌʃ/ us /brʌʃ/ verb

to walk quickly past someone, usually because you do not want to speak to them :

Ignoring their protests, Newman brushed past the waiting reporters.

(Definition of “brush past sb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)