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English → English (WordNet) Definition: rebuff rebuff n 1: a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval) [syn: slight] 2: an instance of driving away or warding off [syn: snub, repulse] v 1: reject outright and bluntly; “She snubbed his proposal” [syn: snub, repel] 2: force or drive back; “repel the attacker”; “fight off the onslaught”; “rebuff the attack” [syn: repel, repulse, fight off, drive back]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Rebuff Rebuff \Re*buff"\ (r[-e]*b[u^]f"), n. [It. ribuffo, akin to ribuffare to repulse; pref. ri- (L. re-) + buffo puff. Cf. Buff to strike, Buffet a blow.] 1. Repercussion, or beating back; a quick and sudden resistance. [1913 Webster] The strong rebuff of some tumultuous cloud. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Sudden check; unexpected repulse; defeat; refusal; repellence; rejection of solicitation. [1913 Webster] Rebuff \Re*buff"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rebuffed (r[-e]*b[u^]ft"); p. pr. & vb. n. Rebuffing.] To beat back; to offer sudden resistance to; to check; to repel or repulse violently, harshly, or uncourteously. [1913 Webster]


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