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palm off

verb

Definition of palm off

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to dispose of usually by trickery or guile

  3. 2 :  pass off 2 <palming himself off as a minister — Toni Morrison>



Examples of palm off in a sentence

  1. <please stop trying to palm off your leftovers onto me>



1822

First Known Use of palm off

1822


Law Dictionary

palm off

transitive verb

Legal Definition of palm off

  1. :  to sell or attempt to sell (a product) by inducing buyers to believe that one's product is actually the product of another; specifically :  to attempt to sell (a product) under another's trademark or trade name





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