HyperDic: freeze_off

English > 1 sense of the expression freeze off:
VERBcommunicationfreeze off, reject, spurn, scorn, pooh-pooh, disdain, turn downreject with contempt
English > freeze off: 1 sense > verb 1, communication
MeaningReject with contempt.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsreject, spurn, scorn, pooh-pooh, disdain, turn down
Narrowerrebuff, snub, repelReject outright and bluntly
Broaderrefuse, declineshow unwillingness towards
Similar torefuse, reject, pass up, turn down, declineRefuse to accept
reject, turn down, turn away, refuseRefuse entrance or membership
Spanishdesdeñar, desesperanzar, menospreciar, rechazar
Catalandesdenyar, desesperançar, rebutjar

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