Definition of Palm Off in English :

Define Palm Off in English

Palm Off meaning in English

Meaning of Palm Off in English

Pronunciation of Palm Off in English

Palm Off pronunciation in English

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Palm Off

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Verb

1. fob off, foist off, palm off

sell as genuine, sell with the intention to deceive

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Palm Off

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verb (tr, adverb; often foll by on)
1. 
to offer, sell, or spend fraudulently
to palm off a counterfeit coin
2. 
to divert in order to be rid of
I palmed the unwelcome visitor off on John

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Palm Off

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Informal
to pass off by trickery or deceit

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Palm Off

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n.
1.
a. The inner surface of the hand that extends from the wrist to the base of the fingers.
b. The similar part of the forefoot of a quadruped.
2. A unit of length equal to either the width or the length of the hand.
3. The part of a glove or mitten that covers the palm of the hand.
4. Nautical A metal shield worn by sailmakers over the palm of the hand and used to force a needle through heavy canvas.
5. Nautical The blade of an oar or paddle.
6. The flattened part of the antlers of certain animals, such as the moose.
tr.v. palmed, palm·ing, palms
1.
a. To hold in the palm of the hand.
b. To touch or stroke with the palm of the hand.
2. To conceal in the palm of the hand, as in cheating at dice or cards or in a sleight-of-hand trick.
3. To pick up furtively.
4. Basketball To commit a violation by letting (the ball) rest momentarily in the palm of the hand while dribbling.

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