brushoff
brushoff [brush′ôf΄ ]
n.
Slang an abrupt or rude dismissal, esp. in the phrase give (or get) the brushoff

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brush·off also brush-off (brŭshʹôf', -ŏf') n.
An abrupt dismissal or snub.

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