sneeze at
phrasal to make light of <
the cost was nothing to sneeze at
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sneeze at — [v] disregard blink at*, brush aside, brush away, brush off, discount, have no use for*, laugh off*, let pass*, look the other way*, overlook, pass over, pay no attention to, pay no heed to, pay no mind*, shut eyes to*, slight, snub, take lightly …   New thesaurus

  • sneeze at — phrasal : to treat lightly : despise, contemn usually used in the phrase not to be sneezed at there must be many thousands more to whom two dollars is not to be sneezed at Saturday Review * * * sneeze at [phrasal verb] sneeze at (something) not… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sneeze at — {v.}, {informal} To think of as not important; not take seriously. Used with negative or limiting words and in questions. * /Mr. Jones was chosen by his party to run for President. He was not elected, but to be chosen to run is not to be sneezed… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • sneeze at — {v.}, {informal} To think of as not important; not take seriously. Used with negative or limiting words and in questions. * /Mr. Jones was chosen by his party to run for President. He was not elected, but to be chosen to run is not to be sneezed… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • sneeze\ at — v informal To think of as not important; not take seriously. Used with negative or limiting words and in questions. Mr. Jones was chosen by his party to run for President. He was not elected, but to be chosen to run is not to be sneezed at. If… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • sneeze at — Synonyms and related words: abandon, be above, be contemptuous of, brush aside, brush off, care nothing for, contemn, deride, despise, disdain, dismiss, disparage, disprize, drop the subject, dump on, feel contempt for, feel superior to, forget,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • sneeze at — (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. disregard, take lightly …   English dictionary for students

  • Nothing to Sneeze At — Infobox Television episode Title = Nothing to Sneeze At Series = Garfield and Friends Caption = Season = 1 Episode = 12 Airdate = October 8, 1988 Production = G003 C Writer = Mark Evanier Sharman DiVono Director = John Walker Steve Clark John… …   Wikipedia

  • nothing to sneeze at — See: SNEEZE AT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • nothing to sneeze at — See: SNEEZE AT …   Dictionary of American idioms

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