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Definition of palm verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

palm

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//pɑːm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pɑːm//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they palm
BrE BrE//pɑːm//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pɑːm//
 
he / she / it palms
BrE BrE//pɑːmz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pɑːmz//
 
past simple palmed
BrE BrE//pɑːmd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pɑːmd//
 
past participle palmed
BrE BrE//pɑːmd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//pɑːmd//
 
-ing form palming
BrE BrE//ˈpɑːmɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɑːmɪŋ//
 
 
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palm something to hide a coin, card, etc. in your hand, especially when performing a trick Word Originverb Middle English: from Old French paume, from Latin palma. Current senses of the verb date from the late 17th cent. Phrasal Verbspalm somebodyoff (with something)palm off somethingpalm something off as something
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