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SILENT TREATMENT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does silent treatment mean? 

SILENT TREATMENT (noun)
  The noun SILENT TREATMENT has 1 sense:

1. an aloof refusal to speak to someone you know

  Familiarity information: SILENT TREATMENT used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


SILENT TREATMENT (noun)


Sense 1silent treatment [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An aloof refusal to speak to someone you know

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("silent treatment" is a kind of...):

rebuff; slight (a deliberate discourteous act (usually as an expression of anger or disapproval))


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