Sentence Examples


  • Irritated at his mate's rebuff, he whispered, "Where are you?"
  • In spite of the official rebuff received from the mother-country, the Australian ministry, in drawing up the new Federal tariff, gave a substantial preference to British imports, and thus showed their willingness to go farther.
  • She might welcome his attention by responding with pansies or sweet peas or rebuff his advances with daffodils or yellow chrysanthemums.
  • The meeting ended with a rebuff to an Australian bid to overturn a six-year-old global moratorium on GURTs.
  • Phil Marfleet Israel Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered a rebuff to his country 's paymaster, US president Bill Clinton.

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