palm off

verb

Definition of palm off

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

First Known Use of palm off

1822

palm off Synonyms


Law Dictionary

palm off

transitive verb

legal Definition of palm off

: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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