verb (used with object)
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Origin of rebuff
OTHER WORDS FROM rebuffre·buff·a·ble, adjectivere·buff·a·bly, adverbun·re·buff·a·ble, adjectiveun·re·buffed, adjective
Words nearby rebuff
Example sentences from the Web for rebuff
Not only did she rebuff his awkward advance in person, she went home and did some sleuthing.Online Shaming Gives Creeps the Spotlight They Deserve|Samantha Allen|September 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
March 2012: “In rebuff to Obama, Abbas says he will send ultimatum to Israel.”
The poor fellow would be suffering from his rebuff, and Vine shrank from listening to any appeal.Of High Descent|George Manville Fenn
Perhaps again the rebuff he received was in consequence of his rustic appearance.From Canal Boy to President|Horatio Alger, Jr.
Grotait's cheek reddened with anger at this rebuff, and it cost him an effort to retain his friendly intentions.Put Yourself in His Place|Charles Reade
The tone constituted a rebuff, and Rita's coquetry deserted her, leaving her mortified and piqued.Dope|Sax Rohmer
He need ask no leave from me, and need run no risk of my rebuff or of Princess Heinrich's stiffness.The King's Mirror|Anthony Hope