Thesaurus > Related Words: rebuff

  Words related to rebuff

Related / Similar Words: slight, snub, repulse, repel, fight off, drive back

 

Definition:
  • a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval);
  • an instance of driving away or warding off;
  • reject outright and bluntly; "She snubbed his proposal";
  • force or drive back; "repel the attacker"; "fight off the onslaught"; "rebuff the attack";

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    Hyponyms: snub, cut, cold shoulder, silent treatment

     

    Derivational Morphology: slight, cold-shoulder, snub, repel, drive, repulse, force back, push back, beat back, fight off, drive back, repulsion, standoff

     

    Anagrams: buffer

     

     
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