palm (oneself) off as

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Definition of palm (oneself) off as

: to pretend to be (someone one is not) He palmed himself off as a lawyer.

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“Palm (oneself) off as.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/palm%20%28oneself%29%20off%20as. Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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