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

 

palm off

 phrasal verb
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palm somebodyoff (with something)

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

palm off something

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palm off something on somebody

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palm off something onto somebody

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palm something off

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palm something off on somebody

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palm something off onto somebody

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palm somebodyoff (with something)

 
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(informal) to persuade somebody 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. Make sure he doesn't try to palm you off with faulty goods.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: palm off

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