Synonyms of rebuff in English:


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1‘his offer was immediately rebuffed’


reject, turn down, spurn, refuse, decline, repudiate, disdain

snub, slight, repulse, repel, dismiss, brush off, turn one's back on

give someone the cold shoulder, cold-shoulder, ignore, cut, cut dead, look right through

informal give someone the brush-off, tell someone where to get off, put down, freeze out, stiff-arm

British informal knock back

North American informal give someone the bum's rush, give someone the brush

Australian informal snout

dated, informal give someone the go-by


accept, welcome


1‘the rebuff did little to dampen his ardour’


rejection, snub, slight, repulse, cut

refusal, spurning, repudiation, repulsion, cold-shouldering, discouragement

informal brush-off, knock-back, put-down, kick in the teeth, slap in the face, smack in the face, smack in the eye