sell a pup

Definition of sell a pup

British, informal + old-fashioned

  1. :  to trick someone into paying too much for something or into buying something that is worthless

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to deliver or give up in violation of duty, trust, or loyalty and especially for personal gain :  betray

    :  to give up (property) to another for something of value (as money)

    :  to offer for sale

  1. :  a deliberate deception :  hoax

    :  the act or an instance of selling

    :  something to be sold or caused to be accepted

  1. :  saddle

  1. : chiefly Scottish variant ofself

  1. :  a young dog

    :  one of the young of various animals (as a seal or rat)

    :  offset

  1. :  to give birth to pups

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