pawn off

verb

pawned off; pawning off; pawns off

transitive verb

: to get rid of or pass off usually by deception : palm off

Word History

First Known Use

1832, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of pawn off was in 1832

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Cite this Entry

“Pawn off.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pawn%20off. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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