Definition Of rebuffing
reject (someone or something) in an abrupt or ungracious manner.
I asked her to be my wife, and was rebuffed in no uncertain terms
Example Of rebuffing
A draft Department of Defence letter rebuffing the president was never sent.
After rebuffing him, Gregory alleged, the pundit retaliated by reducing his pay and subsequently firing him.
At times, the nightclub singer doesn't seem to like it much either, rebuffing the painter, only to fall back into her arms.
Clay's efforts to locate and fix her image are rebuffed in a weary kind of manner.
Cooley appeared in person in May to appeal that decision, but his entreaty was rebuffed .