palm something off on someone


palm something off on someone
tv. to ucceed in spending counterfeit money; to succeed in cashing a bad check. (Underworld.)
Max palmed four phony twenties off in less than an hour. CD Somebody palmed off a rubber check on me yesterday.

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  • palm someone or something off (on someone) — tv. to transfer some unwanted person or thing to another person. □ Don’t palm her off on me. I don’t want her. CD My uncle palmed off his old clothes on me …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • fob something off on someone — fob (something) off on (someone) to trick or persuade someone to take something. Do you think we can fob the children off on Grandma this weekend? This guy fobbed off a fake diamond on me. Related vocabulary: palm off something …   New idioms dictionary

  • palm sth off — UK US palm sth off Phrasal Verb with palm({{}}/pɑːm/ verb INFORMAL ► to give away something, or persuade someone to accept something, which you know has little value: palm sth off on sb »She was trying to palm that useless office space off on us …   Financial and business terms

  • fob off on someone — fob (something) off on (someone) to trick or persuade someone to take something. Do you think we can fob the children off on Grandma this weekend? This guy fobbed off a fake diamond on me. Related vocabulary: palm off something …   New idioms dictionary

  • fob something off on — fob (something) off on (someone) to trick or persuade someone to take something. Do you think we can fob the children off on Grandma this weekend? This guy fobbed off a fake diamond on me. Related vocabulary: palm off something …   New idioms dictionary

  • fob something off on — he fobbed off the chairmanship on Clifford: IMPOSE, palm off, unload, dump, get rid of, foist, offload; saddle someone with something, land someone with something, lumber someone with something. → fob …   Useful english dictionary

  • palm off something — palm off (something) to trick or persuade someone to take something. They palmed off cheap wine at high prices by putting it in fancy bottles. She produced fake stamps and palmed them off as genuine. Related vocabulary: fob something off on… …   New idioms dictionary

  • palm off — (something) to trick or persuade someone to take something. They palmed off cheap wine at high prices by putting it in fancy bottles. She produced fake stamps and palmed them off as genuine. Related vocabulary: fob something off on someone …   New idioms dictionary

  • palm off — verb sell as genuine, sell with the intention to deceive (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑foist off, ↑fob off • Topics: ↑crime, ↑offense, ↑criminal offense, ↑criminal offence, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • palm — palm1 noun 1》 (also palm tree) an unbranched evergreen tree with a crown of very long feathered or fan shaped leaves, growing in tropical and warm regions. [Family Palmae: numerous species.] 2》 a leaf of a palm awarded as a prize or viewed as a… …   English new terms dictionary