Definition of dismissive adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//dɪsˈmɪsɪv//
; NAmE NAmE//dɪsˈmɪsɪv//
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dismissive (of somebody/something) showing that you do not believe a person or thing to be important or worth considering synonym disdainful a dismissive gesture/tone She was always dismissive of other women in the office. Other critics were equally dismissive. She was very dismissive of his achievements.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: dismissive