brush over(redirected from brushing over)
To mention something casually, offering few details. You can't just brush over the fact that you got engaged—tell me everything!
brush over someone or something
Fig. to deal lightly with an important person or matter; to just barely mention someone or something. I want to hear more. You only brushed over the part I was interested in. You only brushed over the bit about your girlfriend. Tell us more about her.