palm (oneself) off as

Definition of palm (oneself) off as

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

Word by Word Definitions

palmplay
  1. :  any of a family (Palmae synonym Arecaceae) of mostly tropical or subtropical monocotyledonous trees, shrubs, or vines with usually a simple stem and a terminal crown of large pinnate or fan-shaped leaves

    :  a leaf of the palm as a symbol of victory or rejoicing

    :  a branch (as of laurel) similarly used

  1. :  the somewhat concave part of the human hand between the bases of the fingers and the wrist or the corresponding part of the forefoot of a lower mammal

    :  a flat expanded part especially at the end of a base or stalk (as of an anchor)

    :  a unit of length based on the breadth or length of the hand

  1. :  to conceal in or with the hand

    :  to take or pick up stealthily

    :  to hand stealthily

oneselfplay
  1. :  one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self

  1. :  from a place or position

    :  away from land

    :  at a distance in space or time

  1. : used as a function word to indicate physical separation or distance from a position of rest, attachment, or union

    :  to seaward of

    :  from the possession or charge of

  1. :  seaward

    :  right

    :  more removed or distant

  1. :  to go away :  depart

    :  kill, murder

  1. : office; officer; official


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