Loading...

American Dictionary of the English Language

Webster's Dictionary 1828

Dictionary Search

Rebuff


REBUFF', noun

1. Repercussion, or beating back; a quick and sudden resistance.

The strong rebuff of some tumultuous cloud.

2. Sudden check; defeat.

3. Refusal; rejection of solicitation.

REBUFF', verb transitive To beat back; to offer sudden resistance to; to check.