(the) silent treatment

(the) silent treatment
behaviour that involves not speaking to someone as a way of showing that you do not approve of them

She’s been giving me the silent treatment all day.

Thesaurus: to fail or refuse to communicate with someonesynonym
Main entry: silent

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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