sell a pup


British, informal + old-fashioned
: to trick someone into paying too much for something or into buying something that is worthless

Dictionary Entries Near sell a pup

Cite this Entry

“Sell a pup.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!