Definition of palm off phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

palm off

 phrasal verb
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palm somebodyoff (with something)

(informal)
 
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to persuade someone to believe an excuse or an explanation that is not true, in order to stop them from asking questions or complaining

palm somethingoff (on/onto somebody)

(informal)
 
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to persuade someone to accept something that has no value or that you do not want, especially by tricking them She's always palming the worst jobs off on her assistant.
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