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slap in the face

Definition of slap in the face in English:

An unexpected rejection or affront.
Example sentences
  • The loss of announcers and the lack of moves called is a slap in the face and an insult to wrestling.
  • Now they insult all the victims or off-spring with this slap in the face.
  • That it was also a sacrilegious slap in the face to the Christian faith was little remarked upon.
rebuff, rejection, snub, insult, put-down, humiliation
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