rebuffed[ noun ri-buhf, ree-buhf; verb ri-buhf ]SEE DEFINITION OF rebuffed
Synonyms for rebuffed
- fend off
- turn down
- beat off
- brush off
- hold off
- keep at a distance
- keep at arm's length
- keep at bay
- lash out at
- not hear of
- pass up
- push back
- put in one's place
- put off
- send away
- stave off
- tell off
- ward off
Antonyms for rebuffed
- go along
- pay attention
- take in
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR REBUFFED
I wish you were more friendly, but I care for you too much to be rebuffed by a trifle.
Margaret had given instructions that no one who mentioned her name should ever be rebuffed.
He wanted to ask him a question but hesitated fearing that he would be rebuffed.
To be rebuffed the very first time he spoke to a woman in the Casino!
It was not her place to make advances, all too likely to be rebuffed.
If she spoke to her chum, she was almost sure to be rebuffed.
Mascarin had often been rebuffed, but never so cruelly as this.
Rebuffed by the janitors, Pinchas haughtily asked for Goldwater.
Would she have rebuffed him so ungraciously with her lips as with the pen?
Probably he had tried to satisfy his curiosity about them and had been rebuffed.