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addaword.gifdefinition of brush-by

an informal unscheduled meeting with someone when it would be awkward or unacceptable to meet them officially
Damian McBride has warned Ed he’s wasting his time with his “brush-by” meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House later today.
Submitted from United Kingdom on 21/07/2014 12:51:00
Definition of brush-by from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online


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