HyperDic: silent_treatment

English > 1 sense of the expression silent treatment:
NOUNactsilent treatmentan aloof / aloof refusal to speak to someone you know
English > silent treatment: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningAn aloof / aloof refusal to speak to someone you know.
Broaderrebuff, slightA deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger / anger or disapproval)

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