Definition of dismissive adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    dismissive

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//dɪsˈmɪsɪv//
     
    dismissive (of somebody/something)
     
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  1. 1showing that you do not believe a person or thing to be important or worth considering synonym disdainful
  2. 2 a dismissive gesture/tone She was always dismissive of other women in the office.
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adverb to shrug/wave dismissively
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