informal Behave in a hostile or obstructive way so as to exclude someone from something.
More example sentences
- Ackerman listened politely to Cowan's critique - then froze him out of the rest of the discussion.
- But Sandy refused to freeze him out of the conversation and kept putting a paternalistic arm on his shoulder and buying him more lager.
- Mummy never used my father as a threat to get me to do what she wanted, neither did she hug me when he was looking yet freeze me out when he wasn't.
Definition of freeze someone out in:
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